Associations to the word «Globe»


GLOBE, noun. Any spherical (or nearly spherical) object.
GLOBE, noun. The planet Earth.
GLOBE, noun. A spherical model of Earth or any planet.
GLOBE, noun. (dated or Australia) (South Africa) A light bulb.
GLOBE, noun. A circular military formation used in Ancient Rome, corresponding to the modern infantry square.
GLOBE, verb. To become spherical
GLOBE, proper noun. A city in Arizona
GLOBE, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin
GLOBE AMARANTH, noun. Gomphrena globosa, an annual plant of South America.
GLOBE ANIMALCULE, noun. (dated) A small, globular, locomotive organism (Volvox globator), once thought to be an animal, afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic algae.
GLOBE ARTICHOKE, noun. Artichoke, Cynara cardunculus
GLOBE ARTICHOKES, noun. Plural of globe artichoke
GLOBE DAISY, noun. A perennial plant, Globularia vulgaris, native to western Europe, sometimes used as a laxative.
GLOBE MALLOW, noun. (botany) Any of many North American plants of the genus Sphaeralcea in the mallow family, Malvaceae.
GLOBE MALLOW, noun. (botany) Plants of the genus Iliamna in the mallow family, Malvaceae, more commonly known as wild hollyhocks.
GLOBE OF COMPRESSION, noun. (military) A kind of mine producing a wide crater.
GLOBE SIGHT, noun. A front sight component used to assist the aiming of a projectile weapon. It consists of a hollow cylinder with a threaded cap, which allows differently shaped interchangeable front sight elements to be used.
GLOBE THISTLE, noun. Any of the flowering plants in the genus Echinops, with spiny foliage and blue or white spherical flower heads.
GLOBE TROTTER, noun. Alternative spelling of globetrotter
GLOBE TROTTERS, noun. Plural of globe trotter

Dictionary definition

GLOBE, noun. The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world".
GLOBE, noun. An object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire".
GLOBE, noun. A sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented.

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