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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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