horizon definición, horizon significado | diccionario de inglés definición

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1      (Also called)    visible horizon, apparent horizon   the apparent line that divides the earth and the sky  
2      (Astronomy)  
a      (Also called)    sensible horizon   the circular intersection with the celestial sphere of the plane tangential to the earth at the position of the observer  
b      (Also called)    celestial horizon   the great circle on the celestial sphere, the plane of which passes through the centre of the earth and is parallel to the sensible horizon  
3    the range or limit of scope, interest, knowledge, etc.  
4    a layer of rock within a stratum that has a particular composition, esp. of fossils, by which the stratum may be dated  
5    a layer in a soil profile having particular characteristics  
   See       A horizon       B horizon       C horizon  
6    on the horizon   likely or about to happen or appear  
     (C14: from Latin, from Greek horizon kuklos limiting circle, from horizein to limit, from horos limit)  
  horizonless      adj  

A horizon  
      n   the top layer of a soil profile, usually dark coloured and containing humus, from which the soluble salts have been leached  
   See       B horizon       C horizon  
artificial horizon  
1      (Also called)    gyro horizon   an aircraft instrument, using a gyroscope, that indicates the aircraft's attitude in relation to the horizontal  
2      (Astronomy)   a level reflecting surface, such as one of mercury, that measures the altitude of a celestial body as half the angle between the body and its reflection  
B horizon  
      n   the layer of a soil profile immediately below the A horizon, containing deposits of leached material  
celestial horizon  
      n      See       horizon       2b  
C horizon  
      n   the layer of a soil profile immediately below the B horizon and above the bedrock, composed of weathered rock little affected by soil-forming processes  
event horizon  
      n     (Astronomy)   the spherical area around a black hole enclosing the space from which electromagnetic radiation cannot escape due to excessive gravitational attraction. The radius is proportional to the mass of the black hole  
gyro horizon  
      n      another name for       artificial horizon       1  
sensible horizon  
      n      See       horizon       2a  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


1    field of vision, skyline, vista  
2    ambit, compass, ken, perspective, prospect, purview, range, realm, scope, sphere, stretch  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
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