- n. 轨道；眼眶；势力范围；生活常规
- vi. 盘旋；绕轨道运行
- vt. 绕…轨道而行
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- orbit:  Orbit comes from Latin orbita. This was a derivative of the noun orbis, which originally meant ‘circle, disc’. It was applied metaphorically to a number of circular things, including the ‘circular path of a satellite’ (from which the main meaning of orbit comes) and also the ‘eye socket’, and eventually came to be applied to ‘spheres’ as well as ‘circles’ – whence English orb .
- orbit (n.)
- late 14c., "the eye socket," from Old French orbite or directly from Medieval Latin orbita, transferred use of Latin orbita "wheel track, beaten path, rut, course, orbit" (see orb). Astronomical sense first recorded 1690s in English; it was in classical Latin, revived in Gerard of Cremona's translation of Avicenna. The Old English word for "eye socket" was eaghring.
- orbit (v.)
- 1946, from orbit (n.). Related: Orbited; orbiting.
- 1. The planet is probably in orbit around a small star.
- 2. Yet bigger satellites will be sent up into orbit.
- 3. The orbit of this comet intersects the orbit of the Earth.
- 4. the earth's orbit around the sun
- 5. The space rocket was launched and went into orbit.
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