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English definition of “orbit”

orbit

noun [C or U]     /ˈɔː.bɪt/ US  /ˈɔːr-/
the curved path through which objects in space move around a planet or star: The satellite is now in a stable orbit. Once in space, the spacecraft will go into orbit around the Earth.Astronomy - general words
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