horizon horizon  /hə ˈraɪ zən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
  2. (n) the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
  3. (n) a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land
  4. (n) the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth

Usage(s):

  1. An all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system.
  2. No, actually, there is hope on the horizon -- the distant horizon -- for the overweight people of this world.
  3. It's wonderful to wake up under clear blue skies that stretch from horizon to horizon.

News

  1. Horizon Prep Celebration of Learning 2013

    Horizon Prep students were recently honored for a variety of achievements throughout the past year.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Rancho Santa Fe Review

  2. Horizon Kinetics and SBI Launch Japan Founders Equity Fund

    Horizon Kinetics LLC announced today that it has partnered with SBI Asset Management Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, a leading Japanese asset manager and a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, Inc.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Horizon Business Funding Combines New Technology and Old-School Business Savvy

    Horizon Business Funding is a merchant cash advance firm that is leading the industry in rate of growth. Horizon Business Funding gives existing businesses in all industries access to direct capital, providing ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "We've said since day one that if and when we have an impact from Deepwater Horizon, it would be in the form of tarballs," Patterson said in a news release. "This shows that our modeling is accurate. Any Texas shores impacted by the Deepwater...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Jerry Patterson Source: The Associated Press

  2. In another development, US President George W Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed to set a "general time horizon" for the withdrawal of the troops.
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: RTT News

  3. "He is a political figure who is capable of thinking over the horizon. He's a long-term thinker," said Mr Bush. "I have found him to be a man who's kept his word which is sometimes rare in the political circles I run in."
    on May 9, 2007 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

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