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apparent horizon


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

  • n. See horizon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the circle which in a level plain bounds our view, and is formed by the apparent meeting of the earth and heavens, as distinguished from the rational horizon.
  • n. See under Apparent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet


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