Meaning of ORBIT in English

ORBIT

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ circular , elliptical

▪ eccentric

Mercury's ~ is fairly eccentric.

▪ high , low

▪ stable

▪ planetary

▪ Earth

VERB + ORBIT

▪ enter , go into

▪ reach

▪ put sth into , send sth into

▪ complete , make

The spaceship made an ~ of the moon.

▪ leave

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~

The satellite will remain in ~ for several years.

▪ ~ around , ~ round ( esp. BrE )

the moon's ~ around the earth

II.

verb

Orbit is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ earth , ↑ moon , ↑ planet , ↑ satellite , ↑ spacecraft

Orbit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ earth , ↑ moon , ↑ planet , ↑ sun

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .