What Does Orbit Mean?

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An orbit is the path of an object that is revolving around a second object or point. In the human anatomy, the orbit means that socket in the skull that is meant for the eye.
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or·bit
[awr-bit]
NOUN
1.
the curved path, usually elliptical, described by a planet, satellite, spaceship, etc., around a celestial body, as the sun.
2.
the usual course of one's life or range of one's activities.
3.
the sphere of power or influence, as of a nation or person: a small nation in the Russian orbit.
4.
Physics. (in Bohr theory) the path traced by an electron revolving around the nucleus of an atom.
5.
an orb or sphere.
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Orbit is a term meaning the rotation of an object on an axis, or the particular rotation something makes. The term orbit is used for describing the manner in which planets rotate on their axis, and more!
Orbit is taken from a Latin word that means 'track.' Planets, stars, and even galaxies travel on a path through space, and those paths can be circles, ovals, or even ellipses.
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