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hori'zon dis"tance




1. Television.the distance of the farthest point on the earth's surface visible from a transmitting antenna.
2. Radio.the distance on the earth's surface reached by a direct wave: due to atmospheric refraction, sometimes greater than the distance to the visible horizon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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