What does orbital mean?

Definitions for orbital
ˈɔr bɪ tlor·bital

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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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. orbital

    Relating to the orbit of a heavenly body.

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Anagrams for orbital »

  1. tar boil, tar-boil

  2. Tar boil

  3. Tar-boil

How to pronounce orbital?

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  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

Examples of orbital in a Sentence

  1. Finance Huo Jia:

    The threshold for orbital launches is extremely high, and 99% of companies will fail.

  2. 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.

  3. Elon Musk:

    In almost any motor transport — whether it's a plane or car, a horse, or bicycle — it's reusable, if you could use a car only once, very few people could afford to drive a car. So the critical breakthrough that's necessary is a rapidly reusable orbital rocket.

  4. Virgin Galactic:

    I'm talking about, potentially, orbital flight or even staying a week on a space station or going around the moon, or going even farther than that.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of orbital

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