Definitions of globe

  1. an object with a spherical shape; " a ball of fire"
  2. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; " the Earth moves around the sun"; " he sailed around the world"
  3. a sphere on which a map ( especially of the earth) is represented
  4. The earth.
  5. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.
  6. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.
  7. To gather or form into a globe.
  8. The earth; the terraqueous ball; - usually preceded by the definite article.
  9. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; - called also artificial globe.
  10. 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.
  11. A spherical body; ball; a sphere on which are represented the divisions of the earth, etc. ( terrestrial globe), or the heavenly bodies ( celestial globe); the globe, the earth.
  12. A ball: a round body, a sphere: the earth: a sphere representing the earth ( terrestrial globe) or the heavens ( celestial globe).
  13. To become round or globe- shaped. E. B. Browning.
  14. A round body; sphere; the earth.
  15. A perfectly round body; ball; sphere.
  16. A spherical solid body; the terraqueous earth; a sphere representing the earth, called a terrestrial globe, or the heavens, called a celestial globe.
  17. To gather round or into a circle.
  18. A round or spherical body; a ball; the earth; the round body on which the various regions of the earth are depicted, or on which the constellations of the heavens are laid down, the former being called the terrestrial, and the latter the celestial globe.

Antonyms for globe

block, rectangle, square, cube.

Quotes of globe

  1. The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists. – Ruth Benedict
  2. Taking the entire globe if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'. – Lin Biao
  3. All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom. – William C. Bryant
  4. Mr. Chairman, the price for continuing this war is too high, not only in budgetary terms, but in American lives, Iraqi civilian casualties blamed on America and in the steady increase in the terrorist ranks that this war is provoking around the globe – John Conyers
  5. Laboratories can reduce risk by implementing a proven and internationally accepted quality assurance technology that is applicable across the globe – Richard Curtis
  6. One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason. – William Godwin
  7. A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short -wave facilities scattered; about the globe It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals. – Robert M. Hutchins
  8. Somewhere on this globe every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. – Sam Levenson
  9. They baffle me where they go with the storylines... we used to be a Golden Globe winning show. – Jeremy London
  10. When I started at the Globe 40 years ago, there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two. There were only three or four television stations in Boston and now there are a dozen. – Will McDonough
  11. Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity. – John Redwood
  12. Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all- of which all of humanity can be proud. – Oliver Tambo

Usage examples for globe

  1. It disappeared, but came into sight lower down, a white globe based in a splash of blue. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  2. To return to the lost tribes: No land on the globe has been considered too small, none too distant, for their asylum. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  3. They are from nearly all the civilized nations of the globe and this is one reason for their great temporal success. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  4. Now, if the globe of Venus has poles, it must turn upon itself. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  5. The air inside the globe was going out in a great rush. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  6. I have seen birds in great numbers on rocks in the ocean, in different parts of the globe but never have I beheld so many as there were on an island we one day sighted before steering north. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. This score, which was the first incidental music written by Edward German, then musical director at the Globe made quite a sensation, and abundantly justified Mansfield's selection of his composer. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  8. Look in the gazing globe – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. Their bills passed current in the farthest parts of the globe – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  10. I believe girls don't know anything more about the world than the geography tells them,- that it's a round globe like a ball or an orange! – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  11. " But," it may be remarked, " what were Jane and I but globe trotters'? – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  12. Not one of those noble daughters of divine wisdom, whom we meet in every part of the globe wherever there is a sick man to nurse, could have been more patient, more attentive, or more ingenious, than this common sailor. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. If we would come up with him, and place ourselves in some kind of sympathy with the thoughts that were forming in his brain, it is necessary that we should, for the moment, forget much of what we know of the world, and assume the imperfect knowledge of the globe that man possessed in those years when Columbus was sailing the Mediterranean. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  14. In 1824 he became editor of the Globe – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  15. The summer was thousands of miles off on the other side of the globe – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  16. I shall be much surprised if this German beats an American at globe trotting. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  17. If the Globe won't pay it, call some of the other papers. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  18. Singing softly, the bronze globe over their heads glowed green. – The Day Time Stopped Moving by Bradner Buckner
  19. Dispersed over the whole surface of the globe and placed at the bottom of the social scale, this vagrant people forms in Russia, as elsewhere, a real tribe of pariahs, whose presence is regarded with disgust, even by the peasants. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  20. This part of the globe is getting ready to burn down. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester

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