Noun Definition


1.Definition: a particular environment or walk of life

"His social sphere is limited", "It was a closed area of employment", "He's out of my orbit"

Related Noun(s):area, arena, domain, field, sphere

Category: General

2.Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

"The range of a supersonic jet", "A piano has a greater range than the human voice", "The ambit of municipal legislation", "Within the compass of this article", "Within the scope of an investigation", "Outside the reach of the law", "In the political orbit of a world power"

Related Noun(s):ambit, compass, range, reach, scope

Category: General

3.Definition: the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

"He plotted the orbit of the moon"

Related Noun(s):celestial orbit

Category: Places

4.Definition: the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

Category: General

5.Definition: the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

Related Noun(s):electron orbit

Category: Places