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orbit meaning

EN[-ɔː(r)bɪt]
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WOrbit
  • In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved path of an object around a point in space, for example the orbit of a planet around the center of a star system, such as the Solar System. Orbits of planets are typically elliptical.
  • Current understanding of the mechanics of orbital motion is based on Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which accounts for gravity as due to curvature of space-time, with orbits following geodesics.
  • ^ The Space Place :: What's a Barycenter
  • ^ orbit (astronomy) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia
orbit
orbit
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
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      1. en orbital
      2. fr orbital
      3. fr orbite
      4. en orbits
      5. fr orbité
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      Meaning of orbit for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "orbit" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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