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ar·ti·fi·cial hori·zon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artificial horizon, gyro horizon, flight indicator(noun)

    a navigational instrument based on a gyroscope; it artificially provides a simulated horizon for the pilot


  1. artificial horizon(Noun)

    An instrument that displays the pitch and roll of an aircraft in flight by comparing its attitude to a gyroscopically-maintained indication of the flat horizon line.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. artificial horizon

    See attitude indicator.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. artificial horizon

    An artificial means of catching the altitude of a celestial body when the sea horizon is obscured by fog, darkness, or the intervention of land; a simple one is still the greatest desideratum of navigators. Also a trough filled with pure mercury, used on land, wherein the double altitude of a celestial body is reflected.

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  1. Alex
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How to say artificial horizon in sign language?

  1. artificialhorizon


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of artificial horizon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of artificial horizon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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