Definition of ORBITS

noun : ORBITS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; "he plotted the orbit of the moon" ;

  • 3. (

    ) an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power" ;

verb : ORBITS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus" ;


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