Translation of "orbit" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk /ˈɔːbɪt/ us

the circular journey that a spacecraft or planet makes around the sun, the moon, or another planet

the Earth's orbit
Two satellites are already in orbit.
It was the first spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter.
orbit verb [ I, T ]

двигаться по орбите
The moon orbits the Earth.

(Translation of “orbit” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)