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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

[L. orbis, circle, disk]
A spherical body, esp. the eyeball.
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Nelva played the level to see just how many orbs he could get by the final boss.
Scientists are still in the dark about what the orbs may have been used for but possibly they were used for religious purposes to present to the gods.
His end goal, after the FDA research is finished, will be to see products such as Camel Orbs banned altogether, Merkley said.
Although it's unlikely a child will ingest very many cigarettes or cigarette butts, it's easy to see how a child might eat an entire container of Camel Orbs. In fact, lead researcher, Gregory N.
He said mist was more likely to have been caused by cigarette smoke lingering in the cold air, and the orbs by the camera flash reflecting off raindrops or snow flakes.
Shocked onlookers in Stanley, County Durham, watched in astonishment as glowing orange orbs hovered eerily overhead before gliding slowly out of the town.
One of the issues on appeal is the requirement to maintain an ORB while in U.S.
"Orbs are little bundles of positive energy and they think they can move between 500 and 1,000 miles per hour," Noel tells me with total sincerity.
Some theories maintain the orbs are said to be ghosts or spirits in the form of balls of light.
This work, by the young Belgian artist Kris Martin, immediately brought to mind images of golden orbs by James Lee Byars, the beauty of their spherical forms intensified by the brilliance of gold--but something more was going on here.