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globe - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'globe' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Globe [ 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.
- Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.
- The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article.
- A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe.
- 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.
2 . Globe [ v. t.]
- To gather or form into a globe.

Meaning of 'globe' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . globe [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an object with a spherical shape
Example in sentence:
  • a ball of fire
Meaning (2):
- the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
Example in sentence:
  • he sailed around the world;
  • the Earth moves around the sun