Of or relating to an orbit.
The wave function of an electron in an atom or molecule, indicating the electron's probable location.
- tar boil, tar-boil
Variant of orbit
- the bony cavity containing the eye; eye socket
Origin of orbitL orbita
- the actual or imaginary path taken by a celestial body during its periodic revolution around another body
- the path taken by an artificial satellite or spacecraft around a celestial body
- the range of one's experience or activity; ordinary course of life
- Zool. the skin around the eye of a bird
Origin of orbitMiddle French orbite ; from Medieval Latin orbita ; from Classical Latin path, track ; from orbis, a circle, wheel
to move in an orbit or circle
- to put (a satellite or spacecraft) into an orbit in space
- to move in an orbit around