Definition of skyline
1 : the apparent juncture of earth and sky : horizon
2 : an outline (as of buildings or a mountain range) against the background of the sky
Examples of skyline in a Sentence
the New York City skyline
Recent Examples of skyline from the Web
Navy Pier is preparing to light up the Chicago skyline with a fireworks extravaganza Tuesday that's part of its annual Independence Day celebration.
An award-winning New York restaurant team has opened a restaurant at the shimmering, new FMC Tower that rules the skyline near 30th Street Station.
As the principal of The Related Group of Florida, Pérez has topped the Hispanic Business 500 and helped remake the Miami skyline.
Skyline ranks in with 1.75 and Frisch's came in at 1.65.
Vista Hermosa Natural Park Just outside downtown in Echo Park, the gorgeous space offers stunning skyline views, lush greenery, and an especially creative play space for kids.
Smoke from the horrific #GrenfellTower fire is filling London's skyline - this is the view from Cannon St station pic.twitter.com/U7oKbtzyYm — Kevin Young (@ImKevinYoung) June 14, 2017 Up to 600 people lived in 120 apartments in the Grenfell Tower.
In the last two decades these have been turned into lofts with skyline views, and skyscrapers are going up, and there are waterfront parks and coffee shops adjacent to other coffee shops.
One shows a woman in a bikini sitting comfortably in a chair apparently suspended from the sphere’s roof, gazing out at the skyline view with a dog chilling at her feet.
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Definition of skyline for English Language Learners
: the outline of buildings, mountains, etc., against the background of the sky
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