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  Definition of horizon
  1. the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
  2. the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
  3. the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth
  4. a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land
Similar Words: view, purview, apparent horizon, visible horizon, sensible horizon, skyline, celestial horizon

 

Hyponyms: soil horizon, geological horizon

 

Part Meronyms: perspective, linear perspective, profile

 

Language Translations:
Finnish: horisontti   French: horizon  
German: Horizont   Italian: orizzonte  
Polish: horyzont   Russian: горизонт  
Spanish: horizonte   Welsh: gorwel  
 
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