Definition Of orb


a spherical body; a globe.

In the center of the vault was a pedestal, and on top of the pedestal was a spherical crystalline orb with some kind of necklace, or talisman beside it.

encircle; enclose.

Example Of orb

  • a crown, an orb, and a sceptre

  • A minority group of astrologers, notably the famous Marathi astrologer, Katveji recommended using tighter orbs when examining sade-sati.

  • a pale orb of hazy reddish light

  • A smaller orb of 4° is similarly applied to the sextile, with 2° applied to the remaining, minor aspects.

  • An orb of only 1 degree should be allowed for progressions.

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