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Alternative clues for the word globe

Boston daily

Classroom accessory

Shakespeare's theater


Popular supermarket tabloid


It'll show you the world


Schoolroom feature

Common classroom sight

Boston newspaper

Classroom fixture

Meridian shower

See 46-Across

Universal picture?

Unisphere, e.g.

Small world?

The 3rd planet from the sun

The planet on which we live

Any object with a spherical shape

A sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented

Earth, e.g.

Drake circumnavigated it

Geography-lesson prop

Shakespearean theater

Light bulb

Fish bowl

English theatre of note

Word definitions for globe in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES globe artichoke snow globe COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN glass ▪ It sprang into bright white light and he covered it with its glass globe . ▪ Inside a stunning 30-inch-diameter glass globe , shrimp paddle between fronds...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mound \Mound\ (mound), n. [F. monde the world, L. mundus. See Mundane .] A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 Any spherical (or nearly spherical) object. 2 The planet Earth. vb. To become spherical

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., "sphere," from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus "round mass, sphere, ball," also, of men, "a throng, crowd, body, mass," related to gleba "clod, soil, land" (see glebe ). Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world" [syn: Earth , world ] an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire" [syn: ball , orb ] a sphere on which a map (especially of...

Gazetteer Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 7486 Housing Units (2000): 3172 Land area (2000): 18.017897 sq. miles (46.666138 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007936 sq. miles (0.020554 sq. km) Total area (2000): 18.025833 sq. miles (46.686692 sq. km) FIPS code: 28030 Located within:...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
GLOBE is the Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment , founded in 1989. GLOBE's objective is to support political leadership on issues of climate and energy security , land-use change and ecosystems . Internationally, GLOBE is focused...

Usage examples of globe.

The most fertile districts of the habitable globe are now actually cultivated by men for animals, at a delay and waste of aliment absolutely incapable of calculation.

At the zenith glittered the splendid Antares in the Scorpion, and not far was Alpha Centauri, which is believed to be the nearest star to the terrestrial globe.

The value of this angle would give the height of Alpha, and consequently that of the pole above the horizon, that is to say, the latitude of the island, since the latitude of a point of the globe is always equal to the height of the pole above the horizon of this point.

A broadly sinuous ambery crevice parted the globes, which by reflexive instinct poor Miss Medbury tried to close by contracting all her muscles in a useless defense.

Its rear exuded puffs of white, and the craft began to drop more rapidly, more confidently, toward the world below, a world of all adamantine blue-white, a great azurite globe laced with a delicate matrix of cloud.

Ollia Bekke poised tense and trembling, and with the first lick of blood-colored lightning from her Globe a slick of sweat shone on her brow.

Sarra felt her hands clench as Ollia Bekke, standing within the compass octagon, lifted both hands waist-high and conjured a crimson sphere, a Battle Globe.

Taking the globe as a whole, we see that bilateral symmetry is preserved.

He had no family ties to bind him to times or places, and with Bim for company he was ready to start at any moment for any portion of the globe.

The skin was broken nowhere, but here and there, particularly at sensitive places near the shadowy crease which separated the globes one could see dark splotches and stigmata as evidences that the birching had been rather severe.

I gave a mental twirl to the globe in the library and found Calabar on the western coast of Africa.

She could see nothing but Cashel and the sparkling blue globe that the quarterstaff wove around them.

He disdained even standard versification--he wrote with unusual scansions, strange metrics--the harmonies of octameter catalectic, being more rarified, seemed to rise to the lofty ear of God more than could humble iambic pentameter, that endless trudge, trudge, trudge across the surface of the terrestrial globe.

Then the pterodactyl burst upon the world in all his impressive solemnity and grandeur, and all Nature recognized that the Cenozoic threshold was crossed and a new Period open for business, a new stage begun in the preparation of the globe for man.

When the Enchanted Globe reached the platform at the top, the whole band joined the cimbalom to blare a rousing climax and bring the audience out of its stupefaction to a clamor of applause.