A horizon

NOUN
  1. the top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus
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  • A horizontal merger may enable the new entity to set price and output in the same manner as a single-firm monopolist, with the same consequences for consumer welfare.
  • A QianSheng, a horizontal resolution, Two steps, the two deputy colter.
  • In order to prevent the pipe buckling at the sagbend a horizontal tension was applied to the pipe by tensioners situated on the deck of the vessel.
  • Documents with extra-wide margins are now displayed in a browser with a horizontal scroll bar.
  • The opposite change occurs in what are termed fastigiate varieties, where the branches, in place of assuming more or less of a horizontal direction, become erect and nearly parallel with the main stem as in the Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • A view of the steam-chest side of the cylinder is given in Figure 323, and a horizontal cross section of the cylinder, the steam-chest and the valves, is shown in Figure 324. Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught
  • The B horizon, commonly referred to as subsoil, accumulates material washed out of the A horizon, such as clay, salts, and iron. 5. How plants live and grow
  • Cattails also “travel” by sending out a horizontal stem called a rhizome not far from the parent plant. The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States
  • He first constructed a horizontal wheel that he named a Danaide, and later devised another, the Vortex Water Wheel, which he patented in July 1850 and which came to be used extensively.
  • Invade some butternut or hickory grove on a frosty October morning, and hear the red squirrel beat the "juba" on a horizontal branch. Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers
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