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Horizon

Horizon 1. The circle which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent... Read More

Soil horizon

Soil horizon A distinct layer of soil, more or less parallel with the soil surface, having similar properties such as... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Altitude

Altitude 1. Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground,... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Elevation

Elevation 1. The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; said of material things, persons, the... Read More

Amplitude

Amplitude 1. State of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size. The cathedral of Lincoln . . .... Read More

Rational

rational 1. Relating to reason; not physical; mental. Moral philosophy was his chiefest end; for the rational, the natural,... Read More

Visible

visible 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is... Read More

Dip

Dip 1. To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again. The... Read More

Quarter

quarter 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More

Ascendant

Ascendant 1. Ascent; height; elevation. Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant. (Temple) 2. (Science: astronomy)... Read More

Sector

sector 1. (Science: geometry) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. 2. A mathematical... Read More

Parallax

parallax 1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More

Declination

Declination 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. 2. The act or state of... Read More

Slope

slope 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an... Read More

Lightning

Lightning 1. A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to... Read More

Poles

Pole 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... Read More

Ascension

Ascension 1. The act of ascending; a rising; ascent. 2. Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day... Read More

Arise

Arise 1. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of... Read More

Answer

Answer 1. To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response. There was no voice,... Read More