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Definition of Orb

  • A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star.
  • One of the azure transparent spheres conceived by the ancients to be inclosed one within another, and to carry the heavenly bodies in their revolutions.
  • A circle; esp., a circle, or nearly circular orbit, described by the revolution of a heavenly body; an orbit.
  • A period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body.
  • The eye, as luminous and spherical.
  • A revolving circular body; a wheel.
  • A sphere of action or influence.
  • Same as Mound, a ball or globe. See 1st Mound.
  • A body of soldiers drawn up in a circle, as for defense, esp. infantry to repel cavalry.
  • To form into an orb or circle.
  • To encircle; to surround; to inclose.
  • To become round like an orb.
  • the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
  • an object with a spherical shape
  • move in an orbit

How to use orb in a sentence. Orb pronunciation.

Sometimes three or four suns called by scientists “mock suns” will be shining at the same time whereas we know the great solar orb is one and that it remains fixed and single.
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Consequently, O ye friends of God, be ye thankful that in the Day of the Effulgence ye have turned your faces to the Orb of the regions and beheld the Lights!
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The four elements being produced, but still in a state of confusion, he breathed on the face of the waters, which swelled like an immense bubble in form of an egg, which unfolding, became the vault or orb of heaven, enclosing the world.
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May not the oval form of the egg allude to the elipsis of the orbs?
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She started from the sofa, extended her arms towards the radiant orb, and exclaimed, while a smile of hope played round her lips, "God is merciful; God will have mercy on me.
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I count it my eminent happiness to have been so nearly your contemporary, and your friend,-permitted to detect by its rare light the new star almost before the Easterners had seen it, and to have found no disappointment, but joyful confirmation rather, in coming close to its orb.
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But it is helpful to remember that the glorious orb itself contains infinitely more light than all the dewdrops ever did or ever will reflect.
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Droops the orb of great Apollo, Hostile god to me and mine.
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For, after all, it would be no great triumph to Protestantism that she should prove her birthright to revolve as a primary planet in the solar system; that she had the same original right as Rome to wheel about the great central orb, undegraded to the rank of satellite or secondary projection-if, in the meantime, telescopes should reveal the fact that she was pretty nearly a sandy desert.
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This great orb is stationary as regards his place, and unchanging as regards his power.
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The orb _grows_, so far as practically we are speaking of our own benefit; but absolutely, as regards itself, the orb, eternally the same, has simply more or fewer of its digits exposed.
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That chosen heroes consecrate, Friends of the sons of every land, Exist-that their immortal band Shall surely, be it soon or late, Pour on this orb a dazzling light And bless mankind with full delight.
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Through aspens, limes and birches bare, The shining orbs of night appear; There is no path; the storm hath strewn Both bush and brake, ravine and steep, And all in snow is buried deep.
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There were moments when he could have fancied that he was gazing into a huge black mirror which reflected the vast dome of stars, but he knew by experience that these moving greenish golden specks were no orbs of light but the tiny phosphorescent medusas gliding in all directions through the transparent water, and every now and then combining to emit a pale green bluish flash of light, as some fish made the current swirl by giving a swoop with its tail. Moment by moment in the silence all seemed to grow more and more unreal, more dream-like, till he felt ready to declare that all was fancy, that he had heard no splash of a coming boat, and that the next minute he would start into wakefulness and find that it was all imagination.
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His dark-blue eyes, magnetic in their power and sweetness, looked gravely, questioningly, into Min's stormy orbs.
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At any rate, the room into which we were admitted was decorated with the four-spoked wheel, or wheel and cross, the winged circle, and the winged orb.
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Thus, among the Greeks, the most refined people that cultivated hero-worship, Hercules was the sun, and the mythologic fable of his destroying with his arrows the many-headed hydra of the Lernaean marshes was but an allegory to denote the dissipation of paludal malaria by the purifying rays of the orb of day.
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The point within a Circle is another symbol of great importance in Freemasonry, and commands peculiar attention in this connection with the ancient symbolism of the universe and the solar orb.
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For instance, in the Mysteries of Mithras, in Persia, where there were seven stages or degrees of initiation, there was erected in the temples, or rather caves,-for it was in them that the initiation was conducted,-a high ladder, of seven steps or gates, each of which was dedicated to one of the planets, which was typified by one of the metals, the topmost step representing the sun, so that, beginning at the bottom, we have Saturn represented by lead, Venus by tin, Jupiter by brass, Mercury by iron, Mars by a mixed metal, the Moon by silver, and the Sun by gold, the whole being a symbol of the sidereal progress of the solar orb through the universe.
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The lowest was the Earth; the second, the World of Reexistence; the third, Heaven; the fourth, the Middle World, or intermediate region between the lower and upper worlds; the fifth, the World of Births, in which souls are again born; the sixth, the Mansion of the Blessed; and the seventh, or topmost round, the Sphere of Truth, the abode of Brahma, he himself being but a symbol of the sun, and hence we arrive once more at the masonic symbolism of the universe and the solar orb.
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Examples of Orb

Example #1
In brief, the senses are continually deceived and we are unable to separate that which is reality from that which is not.
Example #2
In the far north other deceptive phenomena appear and baffle human vision.
Example #3
Ye have received a portion from the rays of Truth and are endowed with a share from the Everlasting Outpouring.
Example #4
Although they are not able to behold the light, yet the penetration of the heat will move and agitate all of them.
Example #5
Having made the earth, and the bodies of animals, this God, essence of motion, imparted to them a part of his own being to animate them; for this reason, the soul of everything that breathes being a portion of the universal soul, no one of them can perish; they only change their form and mould in passing successively into different bodies.
Example #6
In the beginning, a sole-existent and self-existent God, having passed an eternity in the contemplation of his own being, resolved to manifest his perfections out of himself, and created the matter of the world.