Definition of Skyline

1. Noun. The outline of objects seen against the sky.

Generic synonyms: Lineation, Outline



2. Noun. The line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet.
Exact synonyms: Apparent Horizon, Horizon, Sensible Horizon, Visible Horizon
Group relationships: Linear Perspective, Perspective
Generic synonyms: Line

Definition of Skyline

1. Noun. The line at which the earth and sky meet, horizon. ¹

2. Noun. The horizontal silhouette of a city or building against the sky. ¹

3. Verb. To outline something against the sky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skyline

1. the horizon [n -S] - See also: horizon

Skyline Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skyline

skyjacks
skylab
skylabs
skylark
skylarked
skylarker
skylarkers
skylarking
skylarks
skyless
skylessness
skylight
skylighted
skylights
skylike
skyline (current term)
skylines
skylit
skyllocytosis
skyman
skymap
skymapping
skymaps
skymen
skype
skyped
skypes
skyphoi
skyphos
skyping

Literary usage of Skyline

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

1. Manual of Military Training by James Alfred Moss (1914)
"Avoidance of the skyline. Generally when we speak of the '' skyline" in conversation, we mean the highest part of a hill or ..."

2. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"This keeps the men off the skyline, places them on the front slope where a better ... If, however, the crest is not a skyline, affords a good view of the ..."

3. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"This keeps the men off the skyline, places them on the front slope where a better ... If, however, the crest is not a skyline, affords a good view of the ..."

4. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"This keeps the men off the skyline, places them on the front slope where a better ... If, however, the crest is not a skyline, affords a good view of the ..."

5. Cuba Past and Present by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1920)
"A few years ago Havana presented a low, even skyline of flat-roofed houses broken only by the old grey church towers with their ancient belfries. ..."

6. Chicago: A Photographic Portrait by Don Brown, Photographer, Don Brown (2005)
"Chicago skyline (above) Chicago's eclectic skyline shimmers under blue skies, while, in the distance, clouds gather low over Lake Michigan. ..."

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