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The orb allows for constant dynamic feedback.
David Rose

Meaning of "orb" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ORB

From Latin orbis circle, disc.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ORB

orb  [ɔːb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Orb is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb orb in English.

WHAT DOES ORB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of orb in the English dictionary

The first definition of orb in the dictionary is an ornamental sphere surmounted by a cross, representing the power of a sovereign. Other definition of orb is a sphere; globe. Orb is also (obsolete (or poetic) a celestial body, esp the earth or sun.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ORB

PRESENT

Present
I orb
you orb
he/she/it orbs
we orb
you orb
they orb
Present continuous
I am orbing
you are orbing
he/she/it is orbing
we are orbing
you are orbing
they are orbing
Present perfect
I have orbed
you have orbed
he/she/it has orbed
we have orbed
you have orbed
they have orbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been orbing
you have been orbing
he/she/it has been orbing
we have been orbing
you have been orbing
they have been orbing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I orbed
you orbed
he/she/it orbed
we orbed
you orbed
they orbed
Past continuous
I was orbing
you were orbing
he/she/it was orbing
we were orbing
you were orbing
they were orbing
Past perfect
I had orbed
you had orbed
he/she/it had orbed
we had orbed
you had orbed
they had orbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been orbing
you had been orbing
he/she/it had been orbing
we had been orbing
you had been orbing
they had been orbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will orb
you will orb
he/she/it will orb
we will orb
you will orb
they will orb
Future continuous
I will be orbing
you will be orbing
he/she/it will be orbing
we will be orbing
you will be orbing
they will be orbing
Future perfect
I will have orbed
you will have orbed
he/she/it will have orbed
we will have orbed
you will have orbed
they will have orbed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been orbing
you will have been orbing
he/she/it will have been orbing
we will have been orbing
you will have been orbing
they will have been orbing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would orb
you would orb
he/she/it would orb
we would orb
you would orb
they would orb
Conditional continuous
I would be orbing
you would be orbing
he/she/it would be orbing
we would be orbing
you would be orbing
they would be orbing
Conditional perfect
I would have orb
you would have orb
he/she/it would have orb
we would have orb
you would have orb
they would have orb
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been orbing
you would have been orbing
he/she/it would have been orbing
we would have been orbing
you would have been orbing
they would have been orbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you orb
we let´s orb
you orb
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to orb
Past participle
orbed
Present Participle
orbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORB

oratory
oratress
oratrix
orbicular
orbicularis
orbicularity
orbicularly
orbiculate
orbiculated
Orbison
orbit
orbital
orbital road
orbital sander
orbital velocity
orbitally
orbiter
orbity
orbless
orby

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORB

absorb
adverb
barb
blurb
carb
curb
disturb
garb
herb
high-carb
kerb
proverb
refurb
reverb
rhubarb
Serb
suburb
superb
urb
verb

Synonyms and antonyms of orb in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ORB»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «orb» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of orb
ball · circle · globe · round · sphere

Translation of «orb» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORB

Find out the translation of orb to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of orb from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «orb» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ORB
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orbe
570 millions of speakers

English

orb
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओर्ब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجرم السماوي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orbe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অক্ষিগোলক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orbe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orb
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gestirn
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オーブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orb
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thiên thể
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உருண்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंठ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

küre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

globo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Orb
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orb
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σφαίρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orb
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Orb
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of orb

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORB»

The term «orb» is very widely used and occupies the 21.055 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of orb
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «orb» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «orb» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about orb

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «ORB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word orb.
1
David Rose
The orb allows for constant dynamic feedback.
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David Rose
Integral to the orb is our low cost long-range wireless radio data system and a protocol that allows us to send this data over 90% of the US population every 15 minutes throughout the day.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORB»

Discover the use of orb in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to orb and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Orb Project
In The Orb Project, Ledwith and Heinemann present their fascinating discoveries, along with practical tips that amateur digital photographers can use to photograph orbs and properly distinguish them from "false" orbs that are really dust or ...
Klaus Heinemann, Miceal Ledwith, 2007
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The Orb of Truth
Bridazak is about to face the biggest adventure of his life, one that may change the known realm, and answer the questions he has carried all his life. Will they unlock the truth? The Orb of Truth is the first book of The Horn King Series.
Brae Wyckoff, 2012
3
Orb Weavers: Hungry Spinners
Introduces the orb weaver spider, describing its distinctive characteristics and habits.
Sandra Markle, 2011
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The Orb Weaver
Describes the physical characteristics, web spinning, and food trapping of the orb weaver.
Alice B. McGinty, 2002
5
The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska: ...
The orb weavers represent two basic lineages. The first of these lineages is a large group comprising such families as Araneidae. Tetragnathidae, and Theridio - somatidae, which produce the catching spiral of the orb from silk made by two ...
Charles D. Dondale, James H. Redner, 2003
6
Early Winter's Orb
To end an unnatural winter, Emily, her dog Leland, and her orphan friend Daniel must journey to Mount Shadowvane in an attempt to destroy the Winter Orb.
David Anthony, Charles David, 2005
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Orb
KYLE LORENZO is venturing on two journeys into the unknown: One to an enigmatic ocean planet floating somewhere in the infinite reaches of outer space; another exploring the nebulous recesses of the inner psyche.
Gary Tarulli, 2011
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Victor and the Sun Orb
Good fairies wage battles with bad fairies, even as the power in their wands fades. Enter a world of magic, and join the fairy prince as he fights for family, love, and friendship in Victor and the Sun Orb.
Amy Nielsen, 2008
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The Queen's Orb
So I made this orb.” He fished a small jewel box out of his pocket and opened it. The children eagerly stared into the box. In it was a beautiful orb, no bigger than a marble, but made to look just like the orb the children had seen in coronation ...
Hasko Starrenburg
10
Chloe & Celeste: The Enchanted Orb
Ordinary that is, until her pen friend Celeste comes to visit from Transylvania. Chloe is about to find out that Celeste is no ordinary teenager.
Samantha Curran, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term orb is used in the context of the following news items.
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Editorial: NASA's mission, to Pluto and beyond
The first detailed glimpse of Pluto was a stunner: A mottled, multicolored orb, shimmering 3 billion miles from Earth. It has craters, "great ... «Wicked Local Somerville, Jul 15»
2
Mobile Game Roundup: Wakfu Raiders, Rotatio and More
Rotatio (Free on iOS) – From Tapinator, Rotatio is an endless survival game, challenging players to tap and hold on the screen to move an orb ... «SocialTimes, Jul 15»
3
Gifts given freely allow garden to flourish
At midnight the golden orb of the full moon slips behind a bank of clouds, and a soft summer rain falls upon the sleeping world ensuring that at ... «Fond du Lac Reporter, Jul 15»
4
Special Report: How Sony sanitized Adam Sandler movie to please …
“I think the studios have grown pretty savvy,” said Peter Shiao, founder and CEO of Orb Media Group, an independent film studio focused on ... «Reuters UK, Jul 15»
5
Tony Yazbeck, Emily Skinner & Josh Grisetti Circling The Prince of …
The tuner will play October 23 through November 22 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo and November 28 through December 10 at Umeda Arts ... «Broadway.com, Jul 15»
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Watch: A View of the Asteroid That Visited Us on July 19
Just a few days ago, on July 19, an asteroid dubbed 2011 UW-158 flew by our planet. The orb made its closest approach at 7:37 a.m. PST, ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
7
Have NASA found another blue orb in the sky?
“Potentially, potentially, this could be another blue orb out there is the sky” Leo said, but before we find out more “we're going to have to wait for ... «Newstalk 106-108 fm, Jul 15»
8
Augmented Reality Orb Is Launched on Indiegogo
Branto Orb is a device that allows you to look differently at the world (through the glasses of augmented reality); it also changes your lifestyle by ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
9
New team and client wins for Orb
Branding agency Orb has boosted its team in Birmingham following a string of new client wins. The firm, which helps companies improve their ... «Birmingham Post, Jul 15»
10
Look: UFO spotted above Coventry - what do you think?
A mysterious glowing orb was seen darting in the sky above Coventry before dropping out of sight. Marie Pitter-Dewey spotted the ball-shaped ... «Coventry Telegraph, Jul 15»

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