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artifi'cial hori'zon




1. a level, as a surface of mercury, used in determining the altitudes of stars. Cf. level (def. 7).
2. the bubble in a sextant or octant for aerial use.
3. Also called flight indicator, gyro horizon. Aeron.an instrument that indicates the banking and pitch of an aircraft with respect to the horizon.

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