Globe - (n.) A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.
Globe - (n.) Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.
Globe - (n.) The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article.
Globe - (n.) A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe.
Globe - (n.) A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.
Globe - (v. t.) To gather or form into a globe.
Conglobed - (imp. & p. p.) of Conglobe
Conglobe - (v. t. ) To gather into a ball; to collect into a round mass.
Conglobe - (v. i.) To collect, unite, or coalesce in a round mass.
Globed - (imp. & p. p.) of Globe
Globefish - (n.) A plectognath fish of the genera Diodon, Tetrodon, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form. Called also porcupine fish, and sea hedgehog. See Diodon.
Globeflower - (n.) A plant of the genus Trollius (T. Europaeus), found in the mountainous parts of Europe, and producing handsome globe-shaped flowers.
Globeflower - (n.) The American plant Trollius laxus.
Globe-shaped - (a.) Shaped like a globe.
Inglobe - (v. t.) To infix, as in a globe; to fix or secure firmly.
Globe - n. 1 a (prec. By the) the earth. B spherical representation of it with a map on the surface. 2 spherical object, e.g. A fish-bowl, lamp, etc. [latin globus]
Globe artichoke - n. The partly edible head of the artichoke plant.
Globe-trotter - n. Colloq. Person who travels widely. globe-trotting n. & attrib. Adj.
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