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Synonyms for globe

Synonyms for globe

a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

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This Globe despatch awoke the newspaper editors with an unexpected jolt.
The latter savant had, one day, gone so far as to propose to him the following problem: Given the number of miles travelled by the doctor in making the circuit of the Globe, how many more had his head described than his feet, by reason of the different lengths of the radii?
Do not alarm yourself," said Barbicane; "our future globe is at its post, but we cannot see her from this side; let us open the other.
Now, what is this portentous globe which nearly struck us?
Because its distance is known, and when we met it, we were exactly four thousand six hundred and fifty miles from the surface of the terrestrial globe.
That beats the express trains of the pitiful globe called the earth.
Her rays, no longer filtered through the vapory atmosphere of the terrestrial globe, shone through the glass, filling the air in the interior of the projectile with silvery reflections.
It was captain Nicholl who first recalled their attention to the vanishing globe.
They were rings of clouds placed concentrically round the terrestrial globe.
Indeed this was all they saw of the globe lost in the solar world, rising and setting to the great planets like a simple morning or evening star
The very globe continually transcends and translates itself, and becomes winged in its orbit.
True, it is somewhat excrementitious in its character, and there is no end to the heaps of liver, lights, and bowels, as if the globe were turned wrong side outward; but this suggests at least that Nature has some bowels, and there again is mother of humanity.
Here I had found a man not made from dust; one who had no narrow boasts of birthplace or country, one who, if he bragged at all, would brag of his whole round globe against the Martians and the inhabitants of the Moon.
He pointed straight to the wire-encircled globe which towered on its slender support above the boat-house.
150), the sculpture of Atlas holding a globe on his shoulders, now held at the Archaeological Museum in Naples, one of three surviving ancient globes.