noun Also, sky line.
the boundary line between earth and sky; the apparent horizon: A sail appeared against the skyline.
the outline of something, as the buildings of a city, against the sky: the New York skyline.
verb (used with object), skylined, skylining.
to outline (something) against the sky.

1855–60; sky + line1 Unabridged
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skyline (ˈskaɪˌlaɪn)
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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Example sentences
Humans are nomenclature-based and this gives you a more intimate relationship
  with your skyline.
Any tall building in an urban center provides another handsome view of the
  night skyline.
Nearby high-rises compete with smokestacks for skyline supremacy.
Cupolas and towers rise from some roofs, giving the skyline a picturesque,
  almost whimsical air.
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