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the extent of one's perception, understanding, knowledge, or vision

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the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet

the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

the great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth

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argues that Heidegger "did not find anything normative, anything common to all subjects, on which he could determine which is the true horizon or pick out what is the horizon that is coincident with the field [of being] and account for mistaken horizons" (315).
In that position, he tests their ability to line up vertical dots in a slanted matrix in a darkened room where they have no clue concerning the true horizon.
With these laminar flow conditions, do look out if you can and don't be put off and wait until sunset proper when murk obscures the true horizon.
The spotlight confirmed we were in a thick obscuration, and the orientation of the spotlight created a false horizon under the aircraft, about 45 degrees from the true horizon.
Civil twilight ends when the center of the Sun is 6 [degrees] below the true horizon.