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orb

(ôrb)
n.
1. A sphere or spherical object.
2. An eye or eyeball.
v.intr. Archaic
To move in an orbit.

orb

[ôrb]
Etymology: L, orbis, circle
describing something spheric or globelike.

orb

[L. orbis, circle, disk]
A spherical body, esp. the eyeball.
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Founded in early 2011, Orb Health provides physicians, employers, clinical laboratories and individuals with access to personalized healthcare services.
To me it's an orb and I've been seeing these things a lot around here," Mr Vallejo shared.
Leveraging on the local successes of Orb Global Investments, the firm expanded into Asia and Europe.
Now consumers can use Orb Live to watch their favorite TV shows, sports and movies anywhere, on their mobile phone, without any additional subscription fees," said Joe Costello, CEO and cofounder of Orb Networks.
Ofcom says Freecall and Orb Communications, based in St Paul's Square, quit the residential telecoms market during the inquiry.
Using your own phone with Orb, you have the freedom to select any service provider and music source -- you are in control.
Orb MyCasting allows consumers to access digital media stored on their home computer directly from their mobile multimedia computer.
According to Orb Networks, Orb VideoMail removes the barriers to videomail communication, taking away file size and format constraints and allowing videomail to reach millions of mobile devices.
As a built-in ORB makes obsolete the need for energy conversions from AC to DC, or DC to AC, it realizes protection of equipment from power failure with no loss of energy.
The female Orb Weaver produces the silk in her Pyriformes gland, a cluster of cells that secretes silk-building proteins.
The past four years have been particularly gruelling with Orb albums being dismissed as workaday and uninspired.