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Engelsk navneord: orbit

1. orbit (om sted) the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe plotted the orbit of the moon.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)celestial orbit

Mindre specifikke termeritinerary, path, route

Mere specifikke termergeosynchronous orbit

Omfatter disse specifikke termerapoapsis, periapsis, point of apoapsis, point of periapsis

2. orbit (om tilstand) a particular environment or walk of life

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis social sphere is limited.
It was a closed area of employment.
He's out of my orbit.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)area, arena, domain, field, sphere

Mindre specifikke termerenvironment

Mere specifikke termerdistaff, front, kingdom, land, lap, political arena, political sphere, preserve, province, realm, responsibility

3. orbit (om egenskab) an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ambit, compass, range, reach, scope

Mindre specifikke termerextent

Mere specifikke termerapproximate range, ballpark, confines, contrast, expanse, gamut, horizon, internationalism, internationality, latitude, palette, pallet, purview, spectrum, sweep, view

4. orbit (om sted) the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electron orbit

Mindre specifikke termeritinerary, path, route

5. orbit (i anatomi) the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cranial orbit, eye socket, orbital cavity

Mindre specifikke termerbodily cavity, cavity, cavum

Omfatter disse specifikke termerlacrimal bone

Omfatter disse overordnede termerskull

Engelsk udsagnsord: orbit

1. orbit (om bevægelse) move in an orbit

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe moon orbits around the Earth.
The planets are orbiting the sun.
Electrons orbit the nucleus.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)orb, revolve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercircle, circulate

Mere specifikke termerretrograde

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