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1. orb

noun. ['ˈɔrb'] the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye.

Synonyms

  • capsule
  • optic
  • eye
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • antapex
  • zenith
  • nadir
  • natural object

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Orb

  • moerbe

Sentences with orb


1. Adjective
The barn spider (Araneas cavaticus) is an orb weaver that can reach about 0.75 inch in size.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Palm spider is also known by its Latin name Nephila inaurata and as the red-legged golden orb spider.

3. Noun, plural
Palm spiders construct very large orb webs usually between trees or bushes.

2. orb-weaver

noun. spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution.

Synonyms

  • Argiopidae
  • Argiope
  • order Araneida
  • order Araneae
  • Araneida
  • Araneus
  • genus Aranea
  • Araneae
  • Aranea
  • family Argiopidae
  • genus Argiope
  • arthropod family

3. orb-weaving_spider

noun. a spider that spins a circular (or near circular) web.

4. orb

noun. ['ˈɔrb'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • time-ball
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • gain
  • progress
  • better

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)

5. orb

verb. ['ˈɔrb'] move in an orbit.

Synonyms

  • circulate
  • circle
  • orbit
  • revolve

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • forward
  • progressive
  • anterograde

Etymology

  • orbe (French)
  • orbis (Latin)
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