Horizon vs. Skyline

Horizon vs. Skyline — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Horizon and Skyline

Horizonnoun

The visible horizontal line or point (in all directions) that appears to connect the Earth to the sky.

A tall building was visible on the horizon.

Skylinenoun

(earth sciences) The line at which the earth and sky meet.

Horizonnoun

(figuratively) The range or limit of one's knowledge, experience or interest.

Some students take a gap year after finishing high school to broaden their horizons.

Skylinenoun

The horizontal silhouette of a city or building against the sky.

Horizonnoun

The range or limit of any dimension in which one exists.

Skylinenoun

A path of movement, especially military movement, producing a silhouette above terrain features visible from the location of likely observers.

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Horizonnoun

(geology) A specific layer of soil or strata

Skylinenoun

(journalism) A panel on the front page of a newspaper outlining some of the features to be found inside.

Horizonnoun

A cultural sub-period or level within a more encompassing time period.

Skylineverb

To outline something against the sky.

Horizonnoun

Any level line or surface.

Skylinenoun

the outline of objects seen against the sky

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Horizonnoun

(chess) The point at which a computer chess algorithm stops searching for further moves.

Skylinenoun

the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

Horizonnoun

the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

Horizonnoun

the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated;

It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

Horizonnoun

a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

Horizonnoun

the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth