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false horizon

false ho·ri·zon
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls huh-rahy-zuh n]
    • /fɔls həˈraɪ zən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls huh-rahy-zuh n]
    • /fɔls həˈraɪ zən/

Definition of false horizon words

  • noun false horizon a line or plane that simulates the horizon, used in altitude-measuring devices or the like. 1

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Origin of false horizon

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15

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Parts of speech for False horizon

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

false horizon popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

false horizon usage trend in Literature

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