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

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle