Definition of Sensible horizon

1. Noun. The line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet.

Exact synonyms: Apparent Horizon, Horizon, Skyline, Visible Horizon
Group relationships: Linear Perspective, Perspective
Generic synonyms: Line

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Literary usage of Sensible horizon

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1. A Treatise on Surveying by Reginald Empson Middleton, Osbert Chadwick, J. du T. Bogle (1911)
"It is parallel to the plane of the ' sensible horizon,' which, ... The distance between the ' rational,' and the ' sensible horizon plane ' is negligible as ..."

2. The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy by John Hymers (1840)
"... sensible horizon. Dip of the Horizon. 6. If the Plumb-line at any place, that is, a line perpendicular to the plane of standing water, ..."

3. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1898)
"The plane of the sensible horizon passes through the observer; the plane of the rational horizon passes through the centre of the earth, parallel to the ..."

4. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1916)
"Many writers make a distinction between the sensible and rational horizons. The plane of the sensible horizon passes through the observer; the plane of the ..."

5. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1888)
"The plane of the sensible horizon passes through the observer; the plane of the rational horizon passes through the centre of the earth, parallel to the ..."

6. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1916)
"The plane of the sensible horizon passes through the observer; the plane of the rational horizon passes through the centre of the earth, parallel to the ..."

7. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1898)
"The plane of the sensible horizon passes through the observer ; the plane of the rational horizon passes through the centre of the earth, parallel to the ..."

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