visible horizon


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Noun1.Visible horizon - the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meetvisible horizon - the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
linear perspective, perspective - the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
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At the spot where he and Esther had conferred, he reached the boundary of the visible horizon from the rock.
It appeared to fill each cranny of the air, as the visible horizon is often charged to fulness by one dazzling flash of the electric fluid.
line of agriculturist which bisected his visible horizon.
He called one to him in the grey morning watch, when the day was just breaking, and taking his hand, said that while in Nantucket he had chanced to see certain little canoes of dark wood, like the rich war-wood of his native isle; and upon inquiry, he had learned that all whalemen who died in Nantucket, were laid in those same dark canoes, and that the fancy of being so laid had much pleased him; for it was not unlike the custom of his own race, who, after embalming a dead warrior, stretched him out in his canoe, and so left him to be floated away to the starry archipelagoes; for not only do they believe that the stars are isles, but that far beyond all visible horizons, their own mild, uncontinented seas, interflow with the blue heavens; and so form the white breakers of the milky way.
As we rode the switchbacks of the A68 through a grizzly morning, the lack of a visible horizon only added to the mystery and beauty.
At times the land and sky blend together with no visible horizon line.
He made one more attempt and started another firm from which stems the two of his current enterprises -- Visible Horizon Trading and Contracting Company and Royal Effort Contracting and Cleaning Company.
The airport is surrounded by hills, so there was no visible horizon and the airplane had no pitch instruments.
The supply chain generally continues beyond this visible horizon, and there are additional nodes and links that the focal agent is unaware of.

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