cloud on the horizon

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cloud on the horizon

: a problem that could appear in the future
  • The only cloud on the horizon for the team is the age of its key players.

Word by Word Definitions

cloud play
  1. : a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (such as water or ice) suspended in the atmosphere of a planet (such as the earth) or moon

  2. : something resembling or suggesting a cloud: such as

  3. : a light filmy, puffy, or billowy mass seeming to float in the air

  1. : to grow cloudy

  2. : to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance

  3. : to become blurry, dubious, or ominous

horizon play
  1. : the line where the earth seems to meet the sky : the apparent junction of earth and sky

  2. : the great circle on the celestial sphere formed by the intersection of the celestial sphere with a plane tangent to the earth's surface at an observer's position — see azimuth illustration

  3. : range of perception or experience


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