from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to an orbit.
  • n. The wave function of an electron in an atom or molecule, indicating the electron's probable location.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to an orbit.
  • adj. Of or relating to the eye socket (eyehole).
  • n. A specification of the energy and probability density of an electron at any point in an atom or molecule.
  • n. An orbital motorway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to an orbit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology and anatomy, of or pertaining to the orbit of the eye; orbitar or orbitary; circumocular.
  • The thin horizontal plate of the frontal hone on both sides forming the roof of the orbit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the eye socket
  • adj. of or relating to an orbit


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