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  Words related to orbit

Related / Similar Words: scope, range, reach, compass, ambit, eye socket, cranial orbit, orbital cavity, celestial orbit, electron orbit, sphere, domain, area, field, arena, revolve

 

Definition:
  • an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in t;
  • the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball;
  • the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; "he plotted the orbit of the moon";
  • the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom;
  • a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he''s out of my orbit";
  • move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus";

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    Hyponyms: approximate range, ballpark, confines, contrast, internationality, internationalism, latitude, horizon, view, purview, sweep, expanse, gamut, spectrum, palette, pallet, geosynchronous orbit, distaff, front, kingdom, land, realm, lap, political arena, political sphere, preserve, province, responsibility, retrograde

     

    Part Meronyms: skull

     

    Derivational Morphology: compass, range, straddle, run, revolve, rotation, revolution, gyration, electron orbit, celestial orbit, satellite, artificial satellite, orbiter

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 轨道   Dutch: baan  
    Finnish: kiertorata   French: orbite  
    German: Umlaufbahn   Hungarian: űrpálya  
    Italian: orbita   Japanese: 軌道  
    Korean: 궤도   Malayalam: ഭ്രമണപഥം  
    Portuguese: órbita   Russian: орбита  
    Serbian: kružnica   Slovene: krožnica  
    Spanish: órbita   Swedish: omloppsbana  
    Turkish: yörünge  
     
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