Meaning of GLOBE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ gloʊb ]

( globes)


You can refer to the world as the globe when you are emphasizing how big it is or that something happens in many different parts of it.

...bottles of beer from every corner of the globe...

70% of our globe’s surface is water.

= planet

N-SING : usu the N


A globe is a ball-shaped object with a map of the world on it. It is usually fixed on a stand.

...a globe of the world...

Three large globes stand on the floor.



Any ball-shaped object can be referred to as a globe .

The overhead light was covered now with a white globe.

N-COUNT : usu with supp

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