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false horizon

noun
1.
a line or plane that simulates the horizon, used in altitude-measuring devices or the like.
Origin of false horizon
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • A stratum of 243 false horizon separated the two sets of images.

  • They ranged southward to the point where vision failed against the false horizon of dull amber haze.

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