0Vote up!noun. Track; course; path, especially a path, as that in a circle or an ellipse, which returns into itself; specifically, in astronomy, the path of a planet or comet; the curve-line which a planet describes in its periodical revolution round its central body or center of revolution: as, the orbit of Jupiter or Mercury.
0Vote up!noun. A small orb, globe, or ball.
0Vote up!noun. In anatomy and zoology, the bony cavity of the skull which contains the eye; the eye-socket.
0Vote up!noun. In ornithology, the orbita, or circumorbital region of a bird's head; the skin of the eyelids and adjoining parts.
0Vote up!noun. In entomology, the border surrounding the compound eye of an insect, especially when it forms a raised ring, or differs in color or texture from the rest of the head.
0Vote up!noun. a particular environment or walk of life
0Vote up!noun. the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another
0Vote up!noun. the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
0Vote up!noun. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:
0Vote up!noun. the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom
They speak of the sun's motion, and of the sun's orbit, _but they do not say that the earth is the center of that orbit_.
(lower orbit) * period: from mid-March 2009 to late April* operation: 50 km circular orbit* mission: acquisition of the magnetic field of lunar surface using magnetometer and plasma observation system.
Putting an object in orbit is an accomplishment only a few national governments have been able to accomplish.
This idea, of a gas station in orbit, is the most cost effective and quickest means of reaching the moon.
The likelihood of a crew being stranded in orbit is thus reduced.
0Vote up!OR+BIT = the the circuit comprises of wires or bits.