Definition of orb:
- A blank window or panel.
- A body of soldiers drawn up in a circle, as for defense, esp. infantry to repel cavalry.
- A circle; esp., a circle, or nearly circular orbit, described by the revolution of a heavenly body; an orbit.
- A period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body.
- A revolving circular body; a wheel.
- A sphere of action.
- A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star.
- One of the azure transparent spheres conceived by the ancients to be inclosed one within another, and to carry the heavenly bodies in their revolutions.
- Same as Mound, a ball or globe. See lst Mound.
- The eye, as luminous and spherical.
- To become round like an orb.
- To encircle; to surround; to inclose.
- To form into an orb or circle.
world, globe, ballock, eye, testicle, gyre, nut, lump, clod, orchis, ball, orbit, roll, rotate, disk, circle, revolve, formal, circle, wheel, musket ball, bollock, geometry, chunk, earth, clump, circuit, testis, band, go around, glob, eyeball, egg, see.
- badge (part of speech: noun)
- ball (part of speech: noun)
- "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
Statues and statuettes of the Queen abounded, and must have constantly met her eye, from Mrs. Thornycroft's spirited equestrian statue to the great pedestal and statue, in zinc, of her Majesty, crowned, in robes of State, with the sceptre in one hand and the orb in the other, modelled by Danton, which stood in the centre of the foreign nave.- "Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II", Sarah Tytler.
- "Moon Lore", Timothy Harley.