AskDefine | Define orbiting

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  1. present participle of orbit

Extensive Definition

Orbit usually refers to the concept of an orbit in celestial mechanics. See the list of orbits for links to specific types of orbits.
Other uses are listed below.



  • ORBit/ORBit2, an object request broker (ORB) for CORBA
  • Orbit, an optimizing compiler for the T dialect of the Scheme programming language
  • Orbit Downloader
  • OrbitED, a distributed COMET server - see Comet (programming)


Popular culture


See also

orbiting in Min Nan: Kúi-tō
orbiting in Bulgarian: Орбита (пояснение)
orbiting in Danish: Bane
orbiting in German: Orbit
orbiting in Spanish: Órbita (desambiguación)
orbiting in French: Orbite (homonymie)
orbiting in Korean: 궤도 (동음이의)
orbiting in Ido: Orbito (homonimo)
orbiting in Hebrew: אורביט
orbiting in Japanese: 軌道
orbiting in Polish: Orbita (ujednoznacznienie)
orbiting in Romanian: Orbită (dezambiguizare)
orbiting in Chinese: 軌道

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