Associations to the word «Orb»


ORB, noun. A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star
ORB, noun. One of the azure transparent spheres conceived by the ancients to be inclosed one within another, and to carry the heavenly bodies in their revolutions
ORB, noun. A circle; especially, a circle, or nearly circular orbit, described by the revolution of a heavenly body; an orbit
ORB, noun. (rare) A period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body.
ORB, noun. (poetic) The eye, as luminous and spherical
ORB, noun. (poetic) A revolving circular body; a wheel
ORB, noun. (rare) A sphere of action.
ORB, noun. A globus cruciger
ORB, noun. A translucent sphere appearing in flash photography
ORB, noun. (military) A body of soldiers drawn up in a circle, as for defence, especially infantry to repel cavalry.
ORB, verb. (poetic) to form into an orb or circle
ORB, verb. (poetic) (transitive) to encircle; to surround; to enclose
ORB, verb. (poetic) (intransitive) to become round like an orb
ORB, noun. (architecture) A blank window or panel.

Dictionary definition

ORB, noun. The ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye.
ORB, noun. An object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire".
ORB, verb. Move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.