Meaning of ORBIT in English

ORBIT

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

An ~ 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 ~s which change with time...

The planet is probably in ~ around a small star.

N-COUNT: also in/into N

2.

If something such as a satellite ~s a planet, moon, or sun, it moves around it in a continuous, curving path.

In 1957 the Soviet Union launched the first satellite to ~ the earth.

= circle

VERB: V n

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