(noun, verb)


1. the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye

Similar word(s): eyeball

Definition categories: body, capsule

2. an object with a spherical shape

Similar word(s): ball, globe

Definition categories: shape, sphere

Sentences with orb as a noun:

- In the small orb of one particular tear. --ShakespeareWhether the prime orb, Incredible how swift, had thither rolled. -- John Milton

- The schoolmen were like astronomers, which did feign eccentrics, and epicycles, and such engines of orbs. --BaconYou seem to me as Dian in her orb. --ShakespeareIn orbs Of circuit inexpressible they stood, Orb within orb. --John Milton

- A drop serene hath quenched their orbs. --John Milton

- The orbs Of his fierce chariot rolled. --John Milton


1. move in an orbit

- The moon orbits around the Earth

- The planets are orbiting the sun

- electrons orbit the nucleus

Similar word(s): orbit, revolve

Definition categories: motion, circle