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suborbital

sub·or·bit·al

suborbital

 
pronunciation:
suhb or bih tl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a rocket or other spacecraft, not reaching a high enough altitude or speed to complete one full orbit around the earth.
definition 2: beneath the eye socket. (Cf. supraorbital.)
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