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Synonyms for orbit

Synonyms for orbit

a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

Synonyms for orbit

the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

move in an orbit

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Only those planemos that orbit a fusor would be considered planets.
But Shepard spent only 15 minutes in space and did not orbit Earth.
It's in a ``dumb orbit,'' guided only by the laws of physics.
Orbit Al-Yawm is a contemporary Arabic entertainment and variety channel, delivering more than 35 hours of live Orbit productions per week.
Its path tilts 44[degrees] relative to the plane in which most planets orbit the sun.
Planetary experts have a special interest in 433 Eros because it is larger than most other asteroids; it is the second-largest known asteroid in a near-Earth orbit.
She notes that most extrasolar planets have elongated, rather than circular, orbits, so that their distance from their stars varies widely over a single orbit.
Instead we plan to market and sell a proprietary software package branded the Orbit Drop Associate Sales Kit, to what will be a new group of Orbit Drop Associates.
Gladman and his collaborators discovered the first two irregulars known to orbit Uranus.
This extrasolar planet sets several records at once: the oldest, the most distant, the lowest metallicity, and the first one to orbit two stars," says Boss.
That would mean that the stars that now closely orbit our galaxy's supermassive black hole are widows of much more massive stars.
Orbit Drop of Amarillo, Texas, has moved to a larger location to accommodate the large volume of traffic it has been receiving.
Massive planets that tightly orbit their parent stars, whipping around them in a matter of days, induce an extremely rapid, easily detectable wobble.
NEW YORK -- Oriel Wines announced today the launch of Orbit, the private members club that offers privileged access to the inner sanctum of the wine world.