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The word "Orb", from the Latin orbis 'circle', is another name for a round object, especially a disk or a sphere. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Orbis is a Latin word for circle or sphere, by extension the world. ... A sphere is a perfectly symmetrical geometrical object. ...


Orb may refer to:

  • Celestial orb, a central concept in ancient and early-modern astronomy
  • Bad Orb, a town in Hesse state, Germany
  • "Orb and Sceptre", a type of regalia known as a globus cruciger (Latin for 'cross-bearing globe').
  • Orbing, a magical form of teleportation in the television show Charmed; still in fiction, the verb to orb is used for the same as well as for SF-technology to that effect, as in Stargate SG-1.
  • Orb (paranormal), a phenomenon that can be seen by some people with the naked eye, though more usually are captured on camera, considered by some to be paranormal and by others to be caused by the camera flash reflecting off dust.
  • Orb (software) is a free streaming software for PC.
  • Orb (video game), a game for Nintendo's Wii.
  • Orb Drive, a 3.5" removable hard disk drive.
  • Orb River, empties into the Golfe du Lion in southern France.
  • The Orb, a British electronic music group.

ORB is an acronym or abbreviation for: Concentric celestial spheres; Peter Apians Cosmographia (Antwerp, 1539) This article is about material celestial spheres from Antiquity to the Renaissance. ... Bad Orb is a town in the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Queen Elizabeth II held a globus cruciger, called the Sovereigns Orb, for her coronation portrait in 1953. ... Queen Elizabeth II holding the Orb The Sovereigns Orb is a type of regalia known as a globus cruciger and is one of the British Crown Jewels. ... Coronation Chair and Regalia of England The collective term Crown Jewels denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the sovereign of the United Kingdom during the coronation ceremony and at various other state functions. ... The orb and scepter are common symbols of rule: arms of the Grand Duchy of Poznan Orb is another name for a sphere. ... Example of a Paranormal Orb Orbs is the popular name given to typically circular anomalies appearing in photographs. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Streaming media is multimedia that is continuously received by, and normally displayed to, the end-user whilst it is being delivered by the provider. ... While being one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 was considered a mere toy due its lack of abilities. ... Orb is an action/adventure video game being developed by Crossbeam Studios Entertainment (CSE) for Nintendos Wii. ... The Wii (pronounced as the pronoun we, IPA: ) is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo. ... Orb Drive - External SCSI The Orb Drive is a 3. ... The Orb is a 145 km long stream in the Hérault département of Southern France that flows into the Mediterranean Sea, in Valras-Plage. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Backronym and Apronym (Discuss) Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, such as NATO, laser, and ABC, written as the initial letter or letters of words, and pronounced on the basis of this abbreviated written form. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

ORBS can be: Strategy First is a software company based in Montreal, Canada. ... In distributed computing, an object request broker (ORB) is a piece of middleware software that allows programmers to make program calls from one computer to another, via a network. ... Örebro [œrəbruː] is a City and is a Municipality, in Örebro County, in central Sweden. ... An airport code is an acronym used to identify a specific airport. ... Organic radical battery (ORB) is a new battery technology being developed by NEC. Advantages ORBs are charactrized by an extremely thin profile (0. ... NEC Corporation (Jp. ... Logo of Ostdeutscher Rundfunk Brandenburg. ...


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ORB: The Encyclopedia (431 words)
It is intended that ORB should serve all aspects of medieval studies, so the present list merely charts the initial leg of a very long voyage.
ORB readers are invited to visit the site and to contribute related information within their areas of expertise.
The contents of ORB are copyright © 2003 Kathryn M. Talarico except as otherwise indicated herein.
ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies (539 words)
The old paths are still there, so if you are having trouble locating a page, it is probably due to the fact that you are missing either "the-orb.net" or your filenames have upper case letters.
The ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students.
The contents of ORB are copyright © 2003 Kathryn Talarico except as otherwise indicated herein.
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