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Synonyms for horizon

Synonyms for (noun) horizon

Synonyms: horizon, purview, view Definition: the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated Usage: It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

Similar words: compass, scope, orbit, range, reach, ambit Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet" Usage: a piano has a greater range than the human voice; the ambit of municipal legislation; within the compass of this article; within the scope of an investigation; outside the reach of the law; in the political orbit of a world power

Synonyms: horizon, sensible horizon, skyline, visible horizon, apparent horizon Definition: the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

Similar words: line Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

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

Similar words: great circle Definition: a circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center

Synonyms: horizon Definition: a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

Similar words: stratum Definition: one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)