What does globe mean?

Definitions for globe
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word globe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Earth, earth, world, globenoun

    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on

    "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"

  2. ball, globe, orbnoun

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

  3. globenoun

    a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Wiktionary

  1. globenoun

    Any spherical object

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  2. globenoun

    The planet Earth.

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  3. globenoun

    A spherical model of Earth or any planet.

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

  4. globeverb

    To become spherical

    Etymology: From globe, from globus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Globenoun

    a round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere

  2. Globenoun

    anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp

  3. Globenoun

    the earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article

  4. Globenoun

    a round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe

  5. Globenoun

    a body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square

  6. Globeverb

    to gather or form into a globe

Freebase

  1. Globe

    A globe is a three-dimensional scale model of Earth or other spheroid celestial body such as a planet, star, or moon. Some terrestrial globes include relief to show mountains and other features on the Earth's surface. The word "globe" comes from the Latin word globus, meaning round mass or sphere. It may also refer to a spherical representation of the celestial sphere, showing the apparent positions of the stars and constellations in the sky.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Globe

    glōb, n. a ball: a round body, a sphere: the earth: a sphere representing the earth (terrestrial globe) or the heavens (celestial globe): (obs.) a group.—v.t. to form in a circle.—ns. Globe′-fish, one of a genus of fishes found in warm seas, remarkable for its power of swelling out its body to a globular form; Globe′-flow′er, a small palæarctic genus of plants of the order Ranunculaceæ, with a globe of large showy sepals enclosing the small inconspicuous linear petals; Globe′-trot′ter, one who travels for pleasure around the world; Globe′-trot′ting; Glō′bin, a proteid constituent of red blood corpuscles.—adjs. Glōbose′, Glōb′ous, resembling a globe.—n. (Milt.) a globe.—n. Glōbos′ity.—adjs. Glob′ūlar, Glob′ūlous, Glob′ūlose, like a globe: spherical.—n. Globūlar′ity.—adv. Glob′ūlarly.—ns. Glob′ūle, a little globe or round particle—also Glob′ūlet; Glob′ūlin, Glob′ūline, a substance closely allied to albumen, which forms the main ingredient of the blood globules, and also occurs in the crystalline lens of the eye; Glob′ūlite, the name given by Vogelsang to minute crystallites of spherical, drop-like form.—adj. Glōb′y (Milt.), round. [O. Fr.,—L. globus; gleba, a clod.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. GLOBE

    An all-round proposition which has furnished its shareholders a living for several thousand years, though its stock is two-thirds water.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Globe

    An inn sign, the name of which was derived from the arms of the King of Portugal.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of globe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of globe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of globe in a Sentence

  1. Edward Moya:

    Crude pared earlier vaccine roll-out gains after Los Angeles county had another record high in coronavirus cases and South Korea raised their alert level, cOVID restrictive measures and lockdowns across the globe seem poised to keep crude prices heavy in the short term.

  2. John Thune:

    America can once again achieve energy independence, and we must, as we’re seeing here and around the globe, energy security is also a matter of national security.

  3. Global Infrastructure Investor Association:

    Infrastructure as an asset class has emerged from within alternative assets into its own distinct class, private investors in this asset class are likely going to play a crucial role in the coming decades as existing infrastructure across the globe requires updating and new infrastructure is created.

  4. Tom Naratil in October:

    We're giving them a broader variety of solutions which are available to our corporate and institutional clients through the investment bank, and we're making them available for Global Wealth Management clients across the globe.

  5. Dick Johnston:

    I always wanted Danny to feel like his own person, and in control of his own life, since beginning to work and travel with him in about 2003, we gratefully were able to travel the entire globe for over a decade to get out before the fans. He was always, everywhere, warmly received and he at least knew he was well loved. Health issues have plagued us for years, but Im glad for the time we had. MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS ACTOR ROBERT AXELROD DEAD AT 70 Tom Gimbel, Daniels manager of over 25 years also paid tribute to him writing:.

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