- the bony cavity of the skull that contains the eye; eye socket.
- the eye.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of orbit
OTHER WORDS FROM orbitor·bit·ar·y, adjectivenon·or·bit·ing, adjective
Words nearby orbit
Example sentences from the Web for orbited
Throughout her career, tales of wild behavior, random sexual encounters and copious drug use have orbited her waifish figure.Sex, Drugs, and Kate Moss: Secrets of a Wild Supermodel|Tom Sykes|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A yellow G-type sun, like a thousand others they had approached and orbited around and left behind them.An Empty Bottle|Mari Wolf
"I'm not surprised we orbited, instead of docking," Ellen remarked.Industrial Revolution|Poul William Anderson
She had orbited the Earth's natural satellite for a day and a half before making history.Moon Glow|G. L. Vandenburg
British Dictionary definitions for orbited
- the skin surrounding the eye of a bird
- the hollow in which lies the eye or eyestalk of an insect or other arthropod
Word Origin for orbit
Medical definitions for orbited
Scientific definitions for orbited
Cultural definitions for orbited
In astronomy, the path followed by an object revolving around another object, under the influence of gravitation (see satellite). In physics, the path followed by an electron within an atom. The planets follow elliptical orbits around the sun (see ellipse).
notes for orbit
Idioms and Phrases with orbited
see in orbit.