Definition of Orb

1. Noun. The ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye.

Exact synonyms: Eyeball
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Capsule
Derivative terms: Eyeball



2. Verb. Move in an orbit. "Electrons orbit the nucleus"
Exact synonyms: Orbit, Revolve
Specialized synonyms: Retrograde
Generic synonyms: Circle, Circulate
Derivative terms: Orbit, Orbit, Orbiter, Revolution

3. Noun. An object with a spherical shape. "A ball of fire"
Exact synonyms: Ball, Globe
Specialized synonyms: Crystal Ball, Camphor Ball, Mothball, Time-ball, Fireball, Fireball, Globule, Spherule, Pellet, Bolus
Generic synonyms: Sphere
Derivative terms: Conglobate, Global, Globular

Definition of Orb

1. n. A blank window or panel.

2. n. A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star.

3. v. t. To form into an orb or circle.

4. v. i. To become round like an orb.

Definition of Orb

1. Noun. A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star ¹

2. Noun. One of the azure transparent spheres conceived by the ancients to be inclosed one within another, and to carry the heavenly bodies in their revolutions ¹

3. Noun. A circle; especially, a circle, or nearly circular orbit, described by the revolution of a heavenly body; an orbit ¹

4. Noun. (rare) A period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body. --John Milton ¹

5. Noun. (poetic) The eye, as luminous and spherical ¹

6. Noun. (poetic) A revolving circular body; a wheel ¹

7. Noun. (rare) A sphere of action. --William Wordsworth ¹

8. Noun. A globus cruciger ¹

9. Noun. A translucent sphere appearing in flash photography ¹

10. Verb. (poetic) to form into an orb or circle ¹

11. Verb. (poetic) (transitive) to encircle; to surround; to inclose ¹

12. Verb. (poetic) (intransitive) to become round like an orb ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orb

1. to form into a circle or sphere [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orb

oratorio
oratorios
oratorious
oratorize
oratorized
oratorizes
oratorizing
orators
oratory
oratour
oratress
oratresses
oratrices
oratrix
oratrixes
orb (current term)
orb web
orbation
orbed
orbicle
orbicles
orbicula
orbiculae
orbicular
orbicular bone
orbicular ligament
orbicular ligament of radius
orbicular muscle
orbicular muscle of eye

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