### Definition of Sensible horizon

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

**Apparent Horizon**,

**Horizon**,

**Skyline**,

**Visible Horizon**

Group relationships:

**Linear Perspective**,

**Perspective**

Generic synonyms:

**Line**

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### Literary usage of Sensible horizon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**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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