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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To go or cause to go out of orbit.
  • n. The act or process of going out of orbit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cause to leave orbit.
  • v. Of an orbiting object, such as a satellite, to leave orbit.

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