What does skyline mean?

Definitions for skyline

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skyline(noun)

    the outline of objects seen against the sky

  2. horizon, apparent horizon, visible horizon, sensible horizon, skyline(noun)

    the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet


  1. skyline(Noun)

    The line at which the earth and sky meet, horizon.

  2. skyline(Noun)

    The horizontal silhouette of a city or building against the sky.

  3. skyline(Verb)

    To outline something against the sky.


  1. Skyline

    A skyline is the overall or partial view of a city's buildings and structures against the sky. It can also be described as the artificial horizon that a city's overall structure creates. Skylines serve as a kind of fingerprint of a city, as no two skylines are alike. For this reason news and sports programs, television shows, and movies often display the skyline of a city to set location. The Sky Line of New York City was a new term in 1896, when it was the title of a color lithograph by Charles Graham for the color supplement of the New-York Journal. Paul D. Spreiregen, FAIA, has called a skyline "a physical representation [of a city's] facts of life ... a potential work of art ... its collective vista."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skyline in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skyline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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