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Russian translation of “orbit”

orbit

noun [C, U]     /ˈɔːbɪt/
the circular journey that a spacecraft or planet makes around the sun , the moon , or another planet
орбита
the Earth's orbit Two satellites are already in orbit. It was the first spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter .Astronomy - general words
orbit verb [I, T]
двигаться по орбите
The moon orbits the Earth .
(Definition of orbit noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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