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Meaning of ORBITAL

Pronunciation:  'orbitl

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or relating to the eye socket; "orbital scale"; "orbital arch"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to an orbit; "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"
 
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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or"bit*al\, a.
Of or pertaining to an orbit. ``Orbital revolution.'' --J. D.
Forbes.

{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.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Relating to the eye-socket.
 
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 Related Terms: ambagious, backhanded, circuitous, circular, deviating, deviative, devious, digressive, discursive, excursive, helical, indirect, meandering, oblique, O-shaped, out-of-the-way, rotary, round, roundabout, spiral
 

 

 

 

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