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orbit

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈɔːbɪt/
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.Astronomy - general words
orbit verb [I, T] The moon orbits the Earth.
Translations of “orbit”
in Arabic مَدار…
in Korean 궤도…
in Malaysian orbit…
in French orbite…
in Turkish yörünge…
in Italian orbita…
in Chinese (Traditional) (天體圍繞行星或恆星運行的)軌道…
in Russian орбита…
in Polish orbita…
in Vietnamese quỹ đạo…
in Spanish órbita…
in Portuguese órbita…
in Thai วิถีโคจร…
in German die Orbit, die Umlaufbahn…
in Catalan òrbita…
in Japanese 軌道…
in Indonesian orbit…
in Chinese (Simplified) (天体围绕行星或恒星运行的)轨道…
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