There are 2 translations of orbit in Spanish:

orbit1

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrbət; ˈɔːbɪt/

n

  • 1.1 [Aerosp] [Astron] órbita (f) to make an orbit of the moon describir* una órbita alrededor de la luna to put a satellite into orbit poner* un satélite en órbita
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    • He therefore accepted Kepler's theory of elliptical orbits for the planets and tested Kepler's laws by direct observation.
    • Similarly, Kepler's discovery of the elliptical orbit of the planets did not sit well with the religious establishment.
    • Most planets still had regular orbits, and cycles of days, months, and years.
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    • At these higher orbits it can take many hours to complete a single orbit.
    • The craft itself remained in orbit for nearly six months, and completed 1400 orbits of the Earth.
    • This means that after eight of our orbits Venus has circuited the Sun 13 times, and returns to more or less the same position relative to us.
    1.2 (sphere of influence) órbita (f), esfera (f) de influencia
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    • It should not be concluded from this that Norman and Plantagenet kings were reluctant to see the orbit of their influence enlarged.
    • It places any criticism of government policy in the orbit of illegal activity.
    • What the high court has done, however, is to at least bring the torturers within the orbit of the law, subject to some form of accountability and judicial restraint.

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f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of orbit in Spanish:

orbit2

vt

  • girar or orbitar alrededor de, describir* una órbita alrededor de

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.