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.
what is that?" cried a surveyor's chainman, shading his eyes and gazing at the fading line of agriculturist which bisected his visible horizon. "That," said the surveyor, carelessly glancing at the phenomenon and again centering his attention upon his instrument, "is the Meridian of Washington."
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.
"Despite the fact that Mr Guterres has low expectations of reaching an agreement [on the terms of reference], he suggests there is still hope provided that the parties involved in the process are looking to a specific goal and have the determination to see it through to a successful conclusion with a visible horizon."
One CFI who flew with the pilot in the Saratoga a few times noted that "the pilot's aeronautical abilities and his ability to handle multiple tasks while flying were average for his level of experience." Another CFI who flew with the pilot at night observed that "the pilot used and seemed competent with the autopilot." That said, the instructor also noted that "the pilot had the ability to fly the airplane without a visible horizon but may have had difficulty performing additional tasks under such conditions.
CTA will expand the visible horizon of the Universe with high-energy gamma rays and deliver information on dynamical and explosive phenomena, on the high energy radiation from supermassive black holes, and the newly born black holes.
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.

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