sky line

skyline

[skahy-lahyn]
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:
1855–60; sky + line1

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skyline (ˈskaɪˌlaɪn)
 
n
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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