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SKYLINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does skyline mean? 

SKYLINE (noun)
  The noun SKYLINE has 2 senses:

1. the outline of objects seen against the sky
2. the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

  Familiarity information: SKYLINE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SKYLINE (noun)


Sense 1skyline [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The outline of objects seen against the sky

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("skyline" is a kind of...):

lineation; outline (the line that appears to bound an object)


Sense 2skyline [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

apparent horizon; horizon; sensible horizon; visible horizon; skyline

Hypernyms ("skyline" is a kind of...):

line (a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent)

Holonyms ("skyline" is a part of...):

linear perspective; perspective (the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer)


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