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skyline

[skahy-lahyn] /ˈskaɪˌlaɪn/
noun, Also, sky line
1.
the boundary line between earth and sky; the apparent horizon:
A sail appeared against the skyline.
2.
the outline of something, as the buildings of a city, against the sky:
the New York skyline.
verb (used with object), skylined, skylining.
3.
to outline (something) against the sky.
Origin of skyline
1855-1860
1855-60; sky + line1
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skyline

/ˈskaɪˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
the line at which the earth and sky appear to meet; horizon
2.
the outline of buildings, mountains, trees, etc, seen against the sky
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n.

"horizon," 1824, from sky (n.) + line (n.).

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