the planet Earth (usually preceded by the).
a planet or other celestial body.
a sphere on which is depicted a map of the earth (terrestrial globe) or of the heavens (celestial globe)
a spherical body; sphere.
anything more or less spherical, as a lampshade or a glass fishbowl.
a golden ball traditionally borne as an emblem of sovereignty; orb.
verb (used with object), globed, globing.
to form into a globe.
verb (used without object), globed, globing.
to take the form of a globe.
a sphere on which a map of the world or the heavens is drawn or represented
the globe, the world; the earth
a planet or some other astronomical body
an object shaped like a sphere, such as a glass lampshade or fish-bowl
(Austral & NZ, South African) an electric light bulb
an orb, usually of gold, symbolic of authority or sovereignty
to form or cause to form into a globe
mid-15c., “sphere,” from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus “round mass, sphere, ball,” also, of men, “a throng, crowd, body, mass,” related to gleba “clod, soil, land” (see glebe). Sense of “planet earth,” or a three-dimensional map of it first attested 1550s.
A woman’s breasts: I’d even seen Elena’s soft globes (1889+)
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
[gloh-bee-si-tee] /gloʊˈbi sɪ ti/ noun, Informal. 1. obesity as affecting a very large percentage of the global population: the public-health crisis of globesity. /ˌɡləʊˈbiːsɪtɪ/ noun 1. (informal) obesity seen as a worldwide social problem
- Globe theater
The theater in London where many of the great plays of William Shakespeare were first performed. Shakespeare himself acted at the Globe. It burned and was rebuilt shortly before Shakespeare’s death and was finally pulled down in the middle of the seventeenth century. Note: In the late twentieth century a reconstruction of the theater was […]
noun 1. a theater on the south bank of the Thames in London, 1599–1613: many of Shakespeare’s plays were first produced here.
noun 1. any of various Old World, thistlelike, composite plants of the genus Echinops, having dense heads of tubular blue or white flowers.