Definition of Horizons

1. Noun. (plural of horizon) ¹

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Definition of Horizons

1. horizon [n] - See also: horizon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horizons

hordeolum meibomianum
horizons (current term)
horizontal atrophy
horizontal bar
horizontal bars
horizontal beam film
horizontal cell
horizontal cell of Cajal
horizontal cells of retina
horizontal combination
horizontal fissure of cerebellum
horizontal fissure of right lung
horizontal fracture

Literary usage of Horizons

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"Some of these horizons have already been defined and named by Sinclair and ... The use of generic names for the purpose of defining mammal horizons often ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"Some New Red horizons.—A survey of Montgomery and Bucks Counties in Pennsylvania, has shown that the New Red in the former county is 27000 feet thick. ..."

3. Mineral Resources of Virginia by Thomas Leonard Watson, Ray Smith Bassler, Heinrich Ries, Roy Jay Holden, Virginia Jamestown Exposition Commission (1907)
"The principal water horizons in eastern Virginia are the Chesapeake, ... Water occurs at various horizons in the Potomac formation above the basal beds, ..."

4. Arts of the World: Comparative Art Studies by Edwin Swift Balch (1920)
"All these horizons so far mentioned are named after the places where they were first observed. In the Recent, we find the ..."

5. Bulletin by New Zealand Geological Survey (1912)
"NATURE OF THE ORES Ore horizons.—Whether or not the ore occurs at definite horizons or geological levels in the Knox dolomite, has not yet been determined. ..."

6. Modern perspective: a treatise upon the principles and practice of plane and by William Robert Ware (1882)
"... being below all the horizons, shows all its slopes, and so does the next one to the left. In all the others, one, two, or three planes disappear, ..."

7. Geology and Agriculture by Louisiana Geological Survey (1902)
"Two important water-bearing horizons.—East of the Mississippi two or more fairly distinct water-bearing horizons are found. The first and lowest is reached ..."

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