suborbital

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ orbital

Adjective[edit]

suborbital (not comparable)

  1. Not reaching orbit; having a trajectory that does not reach orbital velocity and so must return to ground eventually
    The first rocket test was suborbital; it didn't even get off the ground but rather exploded on the launchpad.
  2. (anatomy) Below the orbit of the eye
    Antonym: supraorbital

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

suborbital (plural suborbitals)

  1. (anatomy) A suborbital bone

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

suborbital (not comparable)

  1. suborbital

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ orbital

Adjective[edit]

suborbital (plural suborbitales)

  1. (anatomy) suborbital
    Synonym: suborbitario
    Antonyms: supraorbital, supraorbitario