HyperDic: globe

English > 3 senses of the word globe:
NOUNobjectglobe, Earth, earth, worldthe 3rd planet from the sun
shapeglobe, ball, orban object with a spherical shape
artifactglobea sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
globe > pronunciation
Soundsglow'b
Rhymesanaerobe ... wardrobe: 13 rhymes with owb...
English > globe: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on.
SynonymsEarth, earth, world
Instance ofterrestrial planetA planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's
Member ofsolar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
PartsVan Allen beltA belt of charged particles (resulting from cosmic rays) above the Earth trapped by the Earth's magnetic field
atmosphere, airThe mass of air surrounding the Earth
hemispherehalf of the terrestrial globe
hydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
lithosphere, geosphereThe solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle
skyThe atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
Spanishglobo, globo terráqueo, globo terrestre, mundo, Tierra, tierra
Catalanglobus terraqüi, món, Terra, terra
Adjectivesglobalinvolving the entire earth
English > globe: 3 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAn object with a spherical shape.
Synonymsball, orb
NarrowerbolusA small round soft mass (as of chewed food)
crystal ballA glass or crystal globe used in crystal gazing by fortunetellers
fireballThe luminous center of a nuclear explosion
fireballA ball of fire / fire (such as the sun or a ball-shaped discharge of lightning)
globuleA small globe or ball
mothball, camphor ballA small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
pelletA small sphere
spheruleA small sphere
time-ballA ball that slides down a staff to show a fixed time
BroadersphereA solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
Spanishbola, esfera, orbe
Catalanbola
Adjectivesglobal, globularhaving the shape of a sphere or ball
Verbsconglobateassume a globular shape
English > globe: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented.
Narrowercelestial globeA globe that is a spherical model of the heavens
Broadermodel, simulationrepresentation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
sphereAny spherically shaped artifact
Spanishglobo, globo terráqueo, globo terrestre
Catalanbola del món, esfera terrestre, globus terraqüi
Adjectivesglobularhaving the shape of a sphere or ball

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