# on the horizon

• 1 otear el horizonte

• scan the horizon
• 2 en el horizonte

Ex. The author concludes with descriptions of advances in the technology currently on the horizon.
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Ex: The author concludes with descriptions of advances in the technology currently on the horizon.

• 3 nubarrones + formarse en el horizonte

(n.) = dust storm + loom in the horizon
Ex. It is likely that the library manager who chooses to wait for the dust to settle will find yet another dust storm looming on the horizon.
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(n.) = dust storm + loom in the horizon

Ex: It is likely that the library manager who chooses to wait for the dust to settle will find yet another dust storm looming on the horizon.

• 4 caer al vacío

(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space
Ex. In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.
Ex. People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.
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(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space

Ex: In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.

Ex: People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.

• 5 caer en la nada

(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space
Ex. In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.
Ex. People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.
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(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space

Ex: In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.

Ex: People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.

• 6 precipitarse al vacío

(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space
Ex. In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.
Ex. People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.
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(v.) = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space

Ex: In the commotion, Jehan Baig lost his footing and fell into the void.

Ex: People thought that the world was flat and one would fall into space if you sailed over the horizon.

• 7 aguas + volver a su cauce

(n.) = dust + settle
Ex. It is likely that the library manager who chooses to wait for the dust to settle will find yet another dust storm looming on the horizon.
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(n.) = dust + settle

Ex: It is likely that the library manager who chooses to wait for the dust to settle will find yet another dust storm looming on the horizon.

(n.) = busy beaver, busy bee
Ex. She has certainly be a very busy beaver over the past several weeks.
Ex. Brad is a busy bee with no less than five projects on the horizon.
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(n.) = busy beaver, busy bee

Ex: She has certainly be a very busy beaver over the past several weeks.

Ex: Brad is a busy bee with no less than five projects on the horizon.

• 9 recortarse

1 (sobresalir) to stand out
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VPR to stand out, be silhouetted (en, sobre against)
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vpr
[perfil] to stand out, to be silhouetted (en against);
the castle was silhouetted against the horizon
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vr
: to stand out
los árboles se recortaban en el horizonte: the trees were silhouetted against the horizon
• 10 extenderse hasta

v.
1 to go all the way to, to reach up to, to range up to.
The mural goes all the way to the fence.
2 to extend to, to reach as far as.
The view extends to the horizon.
• 11 depresión de horizonte

• dip of the horizon
• 12 depresión del horizonte

• dip of the horizon
• 13 horizonte

m.
horizon.
artificial horizon
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1 horizon
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m.
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SM
1) (=línea) horizon
2) pl (=perspectivas)

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a) ( línea) horizon
b) masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)
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= skyline, horizon.
Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
Ex. Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
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* abrir horizontes = open out + horizons.
* abrir nuevos horizontes = open + new realms, forge + new frontiers.
* agrandar los horizontes = enlarge + horizons.
* ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
* ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
* desaparecer en el horizonte cabalgando al atardecer = ride off + into the sunset.
* en el horizonte = .
* ensanchar horizontes = open out + horizons.
* ensanchar los horizontes = broaden + perspective.
* explorar nuevos horizontes = move on to + pastures new.
* horizonte dibujado por los edificios = .
* horizonte dibujado por un edificio = .
* línea del horizonte = .
* nuevos horizontes = greener pastures, pastures new.
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a) ( línea) horizon
b) masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)
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= skyline, horizon.

Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

Ex: Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
* abrir horizontes = open out + horizons.
* abrir nuevos horizontes = open + new realms, forge + new frontiers.
* agrandar los horizontes = enlarge + horizons.
* ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
* ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
* desaparecer en el horizonte cabalgando al atardecer = ride off + into the sunset.
* en el horizonte = on the horizon.
* ensanchar horizontes = open out + horizons.
* ensanchar los horizontes = broaden + perspective.
* explorar nuevos horizontes = move on to + pastures new.
* horizonte dibujado por los edificios = skyline.
* horizonte dibujado por un edificio = roofline.
* línea del horizonte = skyline.
* nuevos horizontes = greener pastures, pastures new.

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1 horizon
se quedó con los ojos perdidos en el horizonte he stood there staring into space
2 horizontes horizons (pl)
quiere abrirse nuevos horizontes he wants to broaden his horizons
tiene unos horizontes muy estrechos/limitados she is very narrow-minded, she has very limited horizons
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horizonte sustantivo masculino

b)

horizontes sustantivo masculino plural ( perspectivas) horizons (pl)

horizonte sustantivo masculino
1 horizon
2 (línea entre cielo y tierra) skyline
' horizonte' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
escudriñar
- fijar
English:
horizon
- scan
- skyline
- perpendicular
- sky
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1. [línea] horizon;
the horizon;
the boat disappeared over the horizon
artificial horizon
2. [perspectivas]
an unpromising outlook;
this project represents a widening of our horizons;
there is no prospect of improvement in the immediate future
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m horizon
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: horizon, skyline
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horizonte n horizon

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• Dip of the horizon — Horizon Ho*ri zon, n. [F., fr. L. horizon, fr. Gr. ? (sc. ?) the bounding line, horizon, fr. ? to bound, fr. ? boundary, limit.] 1. The line which bounds that part of the earth s surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Dip of the horizon — Dip Dip, n. 1. The action of dipping or plunging for a moment into a liquid. The dip of oars in unison. Glover. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclination downward; direction below a horizontal line; slope; pitch. [1913 Webster] 3. a hollow or depression in a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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• Horizon — Ho*ri zon, n. [F., fr. L. horizon, fr. Gr. ? (sc. ?) the bounding line, horizon, fr. ? to bound, fr. ? boundary, limit.] 1. The line which bounds that part of the earth s surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent junction of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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