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Noun Concept
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orbit  celestial orbit  planetary orbit
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The (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another WordNet 3.0
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The (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved trajectory of an object, such as the trajectory of a planet around a star or a natural satellite around a planet. Wikipedia
Gravitationally curved path of an object around a point in outer space; circular or elliptical path of one object around another object Wikidata
A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object. OmegaWiki
The path, usually elliptical, described by one celestial body in its revolution about another. OmegaWiki
The path in space followed by a planet. OmegaWiki
A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object, particularly in astronomy and space travel. Wiktionary
Path of one object around another. Wiktionary (translation)
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He plotted the orbit of the moon WordNet 3.0
The Moon's orbit around the Earth takes nearly one month to complete. Wiktionary