Definitions for "horizon"
Keywords:  zenith, sky, nadir, tangent, spectator
The line which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent junction of the earth and sky.
A plane passing through the eye of the spectator and at right angles to the vertical at a given place; a plane tangent to the earth's surface at that place; called distinctively the sensible horizon.
The unbroken line separating sky and water, as seen by an eye at a given elevation, no land being visible.
A plane parallel to the sensible horizon of a place, and passing through the earth's center; -- called also rational horizon or celestial horizon.
An individual layer within the soil which has its own unique charateristics (such as color, structure, texture, or other properties) that makes it different from the others in the soil profile.
1. geologic. A plane of stratification assumed to have been originally horizontal. 2. soil. A layer of soil distinguished by characteristic physical properties. Soil horizons generally are designated by letters (for example, A horizon, B horizon, C horizon).
Horizon is a long-running BBC popular science and history documentary programme, notable for coining the term supervolcano. The format of the series varied in the early years following its launch in 1965 but is now standardised at 50 minutes. Some episodes are adapted from documentaries by other broadcasters such as PBS's NOVANeal, Stephen, "Re: BBC Alert!
Horizon is the 20th episode of season 2 of Star Trek: Enterprise which originally aired on April 16, 2003.
Keywords:  catalog, jhu, selco, niagara, apl
The name of the online library system of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries. All of the main campus libraries with the exception of the APL library can be searched using Horizon. The web address of Horizon is
This is the library catalogue which is used to search for items in the library.
the edge of the visible Universe, but not the edge of the Universe since the Universe has no edge.
The Horizon is a mechanical swing-lens panoramic camera. It is manufactured by Krasnogorsky Mekhanichesky Zavod in Krasnogorsk, Russia, better-known for their range of Zenit cameras.
Horizon is a 1975 album by musical American duo The Carpenters. It contained several hit singles for them including "Please Mr Postman", "Only Yesterday" and "Solitaire".
a recent overwash of yellowish red gravelly silty clay loam
Keywords:  xchange, ical, webdav, app, killer
A collection of software and guidelines to create a outlook-killer app for Linux. The applications include use of Open-Xchange , Apache, WebDAV, LDAP and iCal.
The epixtech product that Eastern Shores will use for its shared automation network.
The word horizon is used in astrology in a manner similar to its common usage, except that only the eastern and western horizons are considered useful. The eastern horizon at the point of birth is the Ascendant, or First House cusp, of a natal chart, and the western horizon at the point of birth is the Descendant, or Seventh House cusp.
Keywords:  rollout, truncated, plies, ply, trial
The number of plies played in each trial of a truncated rollout. A rollout that is truncated after 10 plies has a 10-ply horizon.
Brand of advanced lead-acid batteries made by ElectroSource. (also apparently the name of a stationary power supply system made by Exide.) The plates in a Horizon battery are arranged horizontally, instead of the more common vertical arrangement, hence the name. Horizon batteries have very high energy density for lead-acid batteries, but are not general available at retail.
The limit of a person's range of perception, capabilities, or experience; as, children raised in the inner city have limited horizons.
a limit in which we believe we can attain
The indistinct border, fringe or limit of the visual field or, more generally, of any field of awareness. See also Inner Horizon.
Defines when scheduled studies are sent from the RIS or connectivity component to another system, such as a modality, in the Radiology department. Generally, the horizon value is defined as "hours before" the scheduled start time.
Horizon is the codename for a fictional experimental space-based weapon seen in , designed and constructed by the United States Air Force.
In geology, any given definite position or interval in the stratigraphic column or the scheme of stratigraphic classification; generally used in a relative sense.
also planning horizon. The farthest date that the strategic plan addresses; the target date by which the organization expects to accomplish its intended outcomes.
a class of material culture that appears within a defined time period, but which includes and cross-cuts local geographic phases
a result of previous rice culture
Keywords:  epoch, deposit, time
The epoch or time during which a deposit was made.
A boundary point or line, or a time point, beyond which new knowledge or experiences may be found; as, more powerful computers are just over the horizon.
the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
Horizon is a research project aimed at developing a 32-bit Operating System for the Intel architecture. It's written in C and assembler and one of its main characteristics is full network integration.
The amount by which the sum of a series of adjacent measured horizontal angles around a point fails to equal exactly 360°. Measurement of the last angle of the series is called closing the horizon (sometimes called closure of horizon).
Keywords:  you're, retire, instance, old, assuming
The length of time available for investing. For instance, if you are 35 years old and you're starting a fund for your retirement, your horizon is 30 years (assuming you plan to retire at age 65).
formation containing producible hydrocarbons.
Keywords:  role, darkness, old, game, world
Horizon is a term used in the old World of Darkness role-playing game.
Keywords:  floor
The floor.
The length of time a sum of money is expected to be invested. also called investment horizon or time horizon.
Keywords:  eye, level
eye level.