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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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