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orbital Idioms & Phrases


orbital cavity

  • noun the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
    cranial orbit; orbit; eye socket.
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Orbital index

  • (Anat.), in the skull, the ratio of the vertical height to the transverse width of the orbit, which is taken as the standard, equal to 100.
Webster 1913

orbital motion

  • noun motion of an object in an orbit around a fixed point
    orbital motion.
    • satellites in orbital rotation
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orbital plane

  • noun (astronomy) the plane on which a body is orbiting
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orbital point

  • noun the craniometric point at the lowest point on the lower edge of the orbit
    orbitale.
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orbital rotation

  • noun motion of an object in an orbit around a fixed point
    orbital motion.
    • satellites in orbital rotation
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