To orbit is to move around something in a circle.(verb)
When the earth moves around the sun, this action is an example of to orbit.
The definition of an orbit is a circular shape, the rotation of one full circle or a range of experience.(noun)
See orbit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L orbita
Origin: MFr orbite < ML orbita < L, path, track < orbis, a circle, wheel
See orbit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English orbite, eye socket
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin orbita, orbit
Origin: , probably from orbis.
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