Translation of "orbit" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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orbitnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɔː.bɪt/ us /ˈɔːr.bɪt/

the curved path through which objects in space move around a planet or star

The satellite is now in a stable orbit. 卫星目前在稳定的轨道上运行。
Once in space, the spacecraft will go into orbit around Earth. 一旦进入太空,航天器将进入环绕地球的轨道。


orbitverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈɔː.bɪt/ us /ˈɔːr.bɪt/

to follow a curved path around a planet or star

On this mission the Shuttle will orbit (the Earth) at a height of several hundred miles. 此次任务中,这架航天飞机将在距地面数百英里的高空绕(地球)轨道运行。

(Translation of “orbit” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)