English - Vietnamese Dictionary
globe /gloub/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- quả cầu
- terrestrial globe: quả địa cầu
- địa cầu, trái đất, thế giới
+the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
+an object with a spherical shape
+a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
Advanced English Dictionary
1 earth, world, planet, Terra:
Our family is scattered all round the globe.
2 sphere, ball, orb; globule:
On the table was a lamp with a green glass globe.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] an object shaped like a ball with a map of the world on its surface, usually on a STAND so that it can be turned
2 (the globe) [sing.] the world (used especially to emphasize its size): tourists from every corner of the globe
3 [C] a thing shaped like a ball
VERB + GLOBE
a commercial service that will soon span the globe
| circumnavigate, travel
one of the first boats to circumnavigate the globe She travelled the globe in search of good writers of children's stories.
across the ~
The railway network soon spread across the globe.
| all over the ~
Motor vehicles are found all over the globe.
| around/round the ~
Chess fans around the globe watched the match with breathless interest.
all parts of the globe, every corner of the globe
Athletes from every corner of the globe competed in the Games.
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