What does orbital mean?

Definitions for orbitalˈɔr bɪ tl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word orbital.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orbital(adj)

    of or relating to an orbit

    "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"

  2. orbital(adj)

    of or relating to the eye socket

    "orbital scale"; "orbital arch"


  1. orbital(Noun)

    A specification of the energy and probability density of an electron at any point in an atom or molecule.

  2. orbital(Noun)

    An orbital motorway.

  3. orbital(Adjective)

    Of or relating to an orbit.

  4. orbital(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the eye socket (eyehole).


  1. Orbital

    Orbital are an English electronic dance music duo from Sevenoaks, Kent consisting of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll. Their career initially ran from 1989 until 2004, but in 2009 they announced that they would be reforming and headlining The Big Chill, in addition to a number of other live shows in 2009. The band's name was taken from Greater London's orbital motorway, the M25, which was central to the early rave scene and party network in the South East during the early days of acid house. Orbital were both critically and commercially successful, and known particularly for their element of live improvisation during shows, a rarity among techno acts. They were initially influenced by early electro and punk rock.

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Anagrams for orbital »

  1. tar boil, tar-boil

  2. Tar boil

  3. Tar-boil


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orbital in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orbital in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bruce Banerdt:

    Everything else about the mission is ready to go, and we are already starting to work toward the possibility of continuing on to Mars at the next orbital opportunity in 2018.

  2. Justin Karl:

    It’s a very big deal, for government orbital launches, there are very few flight provider options. That is a huge segment of a changing market they have potentially captured.

  3. Ian Crawford:

    It's entirely possible that when we really explore the moon properly we will find higher concentrations of some of these materials … materials that are not resolvable by orbital remote sensing.

  4. Elon Musk:

    The first time I took a week off, the Orbital Sciences rocket exploded and Richard Branson’s rocket exploded, in that same week, the second time I took a week off, my rocket exploded. The lesson here is don’t take a week off.

  5. Brett Kennedy:

    We intend to spin the technologies developed for the terrestrial RoboSimian back out to applications in space, these tasks include assembly and maintenance of orbital structures; exploration of low-gravity bodies like asteroids, comets, and moons; exploration of caves and cliffs on Mars or our moon; and even preconstruction of habitats wherever humans care to venture in the solar system.

Images & Illustrations of orbital

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