Orbit

Definition of Orbit

Or´bit
n.1.(Astron.) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of Jupiter, of the earth, of the moon.
2.An orb or ball.
Roll the lucid orbit of an eye.
- Young.
3.(Anat.) The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.
4.(Zool.) The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.

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