How to use sensible horizon in a sentence
The sensible horizon is that portion of the surface of the earth, to which our vision extends.Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained | Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
His "sensible horizon" was overhung with dark and heavy clouds.The Lord's Coming | C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
British Dictionary definitions for sensible horizon
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Scientific definitions for sensible horizon
The plane of an observer's position lying at a right angle to the line formed by the observer's zenith and nadir. The plane of the sensible horizon is parallel to the plane of the observer's celestial horizon but is tangential to the Earth's surface rather than passing through the Earth's center. Both the celestial and sensible horizons change with the observer's position. Compare celestial horizon.
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