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 orbīta on Latvian Wikipedia
Orbīta (1)
Orbīta (3)


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From Latin orbita ‎(track, path, impression, mark), from Latin orbis ‎(ring, circle, world), itself of uncertain origin.


orbīta f (4th declension)

  1. (astrophysics) orbit (path of one object, especially celestial bodies, around another)
    mēness orbīta‎ ― the orbit of the Moon
    orbītas slīpums‎ ― orbital inclination
    aprēķināt orbītu‎ ― to calculate the orbit
    pacelt orbītā starpplanētu kuģi‎ ― to lift a space ship into orbit
  2. (physics) orbit (trajectory of electrons around the atomic nucleus, or of charged particles in a particle accelerator)
    alfa daļiņas orbīta‎ ― the orbit of the alpha particles
  3. (anatomy) orbit, eye socket (opening in the skull where the eye fits)
    #: acs dobums jeb orbīta ir veidota no kaula, tajā ieguļ acs ābols, tā saišu un tā palīgmehānismi, asinsvadi un nervi — the eye socket or orbit is made of bone, in it is located the eyeball and its helping mechanisms, blood vessels and nerves


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