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orbit

1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of jupiter, of the earth, of the moon.

2. An orb or ball. Roll the lucid orbit of an eye. (young)

3. (Science: anatomy) The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.

4. (Science: zoology) The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.

Origin: L. Orbita a track or rut made by a wheel, course, circuit, fr. Orbis a circle: cf. F. Orbite. See Orb.


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Why similar features are preserved in a gigantic population?

... native Ainu) resemble each other. All have common characteristics as epicanthic fold, oblique eyes, slightly marked brow ridges, flat face, high orbits, etc. .. The teeth are Characterized by sinodonty. But this is very rare when you consider the number of people, absolutely gigantic. Thousand ...

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by Goldentiger
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:22 am
 
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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... all reactions are reversible under right conditions. This is no circle. NOT Circle, CYCLE: Reactants to products to reactants... 3. Planets/orbits/galaxies – all circular/elliptical – point is they have no beginning and no end. LOL I am glad you find it funny. 4. Biochemical pathways are ...

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by Cat
Sat May 04, 2013 8:30 pm
 
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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... Note: theoretically all reactions are reversible under right conditions. This is no circle. 3. Planets/orbits/galaxies – all circular/elliptical – point is they have no beginning and no end. LOL 4. Biochemical pathways are cycles http://homepages.kcbbs.gen.nz/tonyg/pictures/kreb3.gif ...

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Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:45 pm
 
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CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

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Re: Blind faith

... evidence. (no I am not just speaking of evolution vs creation) Your evidence for creation is worth nothing. Like claiming Pluto can disrupt the orbits of inner planets. Have you no science knowledge at all? Anyway - blind faith. I see blind faith as initially being the tendency to believe certain ...

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