skyline


skyline
noun
ADJECTIVE
dramatic
city, downtown (AmE)
Manhattan, Tokyo, etc.
northern, western, etc.
VERB + SKYLINE
dominate, fill

The skyline is dominated by a power station.

change

These buildings have already changed skylines from Los Angeles to Hong Kong.

break

The skyline is broken by a water tower.

PREPOSITION
across the skyline

small white clouds sweeping gently across the skyline

against the skyline

the moving figures he could see against the skyline

lights against along the Beirut skyline

below the skyline

The sun slipped below the skyline.

on the skyline

There are many construction cranes on the skyline.

over skyline

Clouds of smoke floated over the skyline.

PHRASES
a view of the skyline

The roof commands a spectacular view of the skyline.


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  • Skyline, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 843 Housing Units (2000): 357 Land area (2000): 3.869025 sq. miles (10.020728 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.869025 sq. miles (10.020728 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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