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English noun: globe

1. globe (object) the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on


SamplesThe Earth moves around the sun.
He sailed around the world.


SynonymsEarth, world


Instance hypernymterrestrial planet


Part holonymair, atmosphere, dry land, earth, geosphere, ground, hemisphere, hydrosphere, land, lithosphere, sky, solid ground, terra firma, Van Allen belt


Member meronymsolar system

2. globe (shape) an object with a spherical shape


SamplesA ball of fire.


Synonymsball, orb


Broader (hypernym)sphere


Narrower (hyponym)bolus, camphor ball, crystal ball, fireball, fireball, globule, mothball, pellet, spherule, time-ball

3. globe (artifact) a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented


Broader (hypernym)model, simulation, sphere


Narrower (hyponym)celestial globe









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