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  Dictionary Definition of orb

orb
noun
1. Chiefly Poetic any of the heavenly bodies: the orb of day (the sun).
2. a sphere or globe.
3. Chiefly Poetic the eyeball or eye.
4. a globe bearing a cross; the mound, or emblem of sovereignty, especially as part of the regalia of England.
5. Rare. a circle, or anything circular.
6. Astronomy Obsolete the orbit of a heavenly body.
7. Astrology the space within which the influence of a planet, etc., is supposed to act.
8. Obsolete the earth.
9. Obsolete a range or area of action.
-- verb (t)
10. to form into a circle or a sphere.
11. Poetic to encircle; enclose.
-- verb (i)
12. to move in an orbit.
13. Obsolete to assume the shape of an orb.
[L orbis circle, disc, orb]