A globe is a three-dimensional scale model of Earth (terrestrial globe or geographical globe) or other spheroid celestial body such as a planet, star, or moon. Some terrestrial globes include relief to show mountains and other features on the Earth's surface. The word "globe" comes from the Latin word globus, meaning round mass or sphere. It may also refer to a spherical representation of the celestial sphere, showing the apparent positions of the stars and constellations in the sky (celestial globe).
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... On March 11, 2007 the Boston Globe reported that the 17 remaining Uyghur captives had been transferred to the newly built Camp Six, in Guantanamo ... The Globe reports that the Uyghurs are held for 22 hours a day in cells without natural light ... The Globe points out that prior to their detention in Camp Six, they were able to socialize with one another, but that they couldn't speak to the prisoners in neighboring cells because none of them speak ...
... Crystal Globe is the main award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, first given in the city of Karlovy Vary of the Czech Republic, in 1948 ... IFFKV presents the following awards Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema Grand Prix - Crystal Globe for best feature film Special Jury Prize ...
... Martin Behaim with his Erdapfel Top view of 1765 de l'Isle globe The Unisphere, attributed to "uribe"/Uri Baruchin 1594, Mechanised Celestial Globe A Globus IMP ... in order to be folded around a sphere to form a globe Muhammad Salih Tahtawi of Sindh, headed the task of creating a massive, seamless celestial globe using a secret wax casting ...
... Gomphrena ( /ɡɒmˈfriːnə/) the Globe amaranths, is a genus of plants in the family Amaranthaceae ... Species include Gomphrena globosa - Globe amaranth Gomphrena haageana - Strawberry globe amaranth Gomphrena perennis - Glyphosate resistant Gomphrena serrata ...
... The Willow Globe Theatre (Welsh Glôb Byw) is an open air community theatre in Powys, Mid Wales ... It is a scaled down version of the Globe Theatre in London, about a third of its size in diameter and similar to the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in London ... The Willow Globe is part of the charity Shakespeare Link and has a resident company The Willow Globe Company ...
More definitions of "globe":
- (noun): A sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented.
Famous quotes containing the word globe:
“There are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe ... the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“I suppose an entire cabinet of shells would be an expression of the whole human mind; a Flora of the whole globe would be so likewise, or a history of beasts; or a painting of all the aspects of the clouds. Everything is significant.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“There are no fixtures in nature. The universe is fluid and volatile. Permanence is but a word of degrees. Our globe seen by God is a transparent law, not a mass of facts. The law dissolves the fact and holds it fluid.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)