When the earth moves around the sun, this action is an example of to orbit.
The path the earth takes around the sun is an example of the earth's orbit.
The 365 days it takes the earth to get around the sun is an example of the time it takes for a complete orbit or full circle around.
The experiences and actions of one person during a period of time is an example of his orbit.
The moon orbits Earth.
The space agency orbited a new satellite.
In the post WWII era, several eastern European countries came into the orbit of the Soviet Union.
The harried mother had a cloud of children orbiting her, asking for sweets.
A rocket was used to orbit the satellite.
Origin of orbit
- Middle English orbite eye socket from Old French from Latin orbita orbit probably from orbis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin orbita (“course, track”).