globe

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[Globe]

A globe doesn't have to be a spherical representation of our planet; it can be anything shaped like one like a soccer ball or a gumball.

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A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.

Noun
a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Noun
the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"

Noun
an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"


n.
A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.

n.
Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.

n.
The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article.

n.
A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe.

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A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.

v. t.
To gather or form into a globe.


Globe

Globe , n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere. 2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp. 3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article. Locke. 4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe. 5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.
Him round A globe of fiery seraphim inclosed.
Globe amaranth (Bot.), a plant of the genus Gomphrena (G. globosa), bearing round heads of variously colored flowers, which long retain color when gathered. -- Globe animalcule, a small, globular, locomotive organism (Volvox globator), once throught to be an animal, afterward supposed to be a colony of microscopic alg'91. -- Globe of compression (Mil.), a kind of mine producing a wide crater; -- called also overcharged mine. -- Globe daisy (Bot.), a plant or flower of the genus Globularing, common in Europe. The flowers are minute and form globular heads. -- Globe sight, a form of front sight placed on target rifles. -- Globe slater (Zo'94l.), an isopod crustacean of the genus Spheroma. -- Globe thistle (Bot.), a thistlelike plant with the flowers in large globular heads (Cynara Scolymus); also, certain species of the related genus Echinops. -- Globe valve. (a) A ball valve. (b) A valve inclosed in a globular chamber. Knight. Syn. -- Globe, Sphere, Orb, Ball. -- Globe denotes a round, and usually a solid body; sphere is the term applied in astronomy to such a body, or to the concentric spheres or orbs of the old astronomers; orb is used, especially in poetry, for globe or sphere, and also for the pathway of a heavenly body; ball is applied to the heavenly bodies concieved of as impelled through space.

Globe

Globe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Globed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Globing.] To gather or form into a globe.

A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.

To gather or form into a globe.

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Usage Examples

Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.

I feel there should have been some recognition of the Spice Girls at this year's 25th anniversary. We flew the flag for Britain around the globe in the 1990s and we achieved a hell of a lot.

Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago.

The Internet has brought communities across the globe closer together through instant communication.

To a billion people around the world surviving on just a dollar a day, the question of what to eat tonight is more about life and death than about recipes. The struggle of poor people around the globe weighs heavily on me, especially now that I am a mother, which is why I work with Oxfam.

It may sound ambitious, but I really hope that modern design will spread all around the globe.

In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times.

By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe.

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Other Usage Examples

We live in a land like no other - a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe.

I received $100 per week when I started working at the Globe after graduation.

In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us, the advent of civilization for the first time on our globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes to which evolution had anywhere attained.

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.

Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.

Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations around the globe.

Laboratories can reduce risk by implementing a proven and internationally accepted quality assurance technology that is applicable across the globe.

No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.

Reporters used to be blue-collar at the Globe now, it's practically required that you have a trust fund.

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