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Meaning of globe

globe

Pronunciation: (glōb), [key]
— n., v., globed, glob•ing.
—n.
  1. the planet Earth (usually prec. by the).
  2. a planet or other celestial body.
  3. a sphere on which is depicted a map of the earthor of the heavens
  4. a spherical body; sphere.
  5. anything more or less spherical, as a lampshade or a glass fishbowl.
  6. a golden ball traditionally borne as an emblem of sovereignty; orb.
—v.t.
  1. to form into a globe.
—v.i.
  1. to take the form of a globe.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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