skyline

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noun sky·line \-ˌlīn\

Definition of skyline

  1. 1 :  the apparent juncture of earth and sky :  horizon

  2. 2 :  an outline (as of buildings or a mountain range) against the background of the sky

Examples of skyline in a sentence

  1. the New York City skyline

1824

First Known Use of skyline

1824


SKYLINE Defined for English Language Learners

skyline

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noun sky·line \-ˌlīn\

Definition of skyline for English Language Learners

  • : the outline of buildings, mountains, etc., against the background of the sky


SKYLINE Defined for Kids

skyline

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noun sky·line \ˈskī-ˌlīn\

Definition of skyline for Students

  1. 1 :  the line where earth and sky seem to meet :  horizon

  2. 2 :  an outline against the sky <Tall buildings form the skyline of the city.>


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