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Definitions of orbit:
  • noun:   the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
    Example: "He plotted the orbit of the moon"
  • noun:   the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
  • noun:   the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
  • noun:   an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control
    Example: "In the political orbit of a world power"
  • noun:   a particular environment or walk of life
    Example: "He's out of my orbit"
  • verb:   move in an orbit
    Example: "The moon orbits around the Earth"

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