Meaning of ORBIT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɔ:(r)bɪt ]
( orbits, orbiting, orbited)
An orbit is the curved path in space that is followed by an object going round and round a planet, moon, or star.
Mars and Earth have orbits which change with time...
The planet is probably in orbit around a small star.
N-COUNT : also in/into N
If something such as a satellite orbits a planet, moon, or sun, it moves around it in a continuous, curving path.
In 1957 the Soviet Union launched the first satellite to orbit the earth.
VERB : V n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006