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horizon

 [hŏ-ri´zon]
a specific anatomic stage of embryonic development, of which 23 have been defined, beginning with the unicellular zygote (fertilized egg) and ending 7 to 9 weeks later with the beginning of the fetal stage.

horizon

[hôrī′zən]
Etymology: Gk, horizein, to encircle
a specific stage of human embryonic development determined by the appearance and ultimate formation of certain anatomical characteristics. The classification comprises 23 stages, each lasting 2 to 3 days, beginning with the fertilization of the ovum and ending 7 to 9 weeks later with the initiation of the fetal period of intrauterine life.

horizon

any layer of soil that is distinguishable when soil is examined in vertical sections.
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Our conceptualization of the supply chain allows for a distinct (relative to a particular product and a focal agent), bounded (by the visible horizon, which is subject to attenuation), and thus parsimonious unit of analysis.
This juxtaposition of supply chain structure and boundary highlights the focus of most of the academic research on the portion of the physical supply chain within the visible horizon.
Most organizations are still grappling with how to manage the physical supply chains that reside beyond the visible horizon (the upper-right corner of the matrix); for example, the vast majority of firms are struggling with how to identify and report the use of conflict minerals as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Chasan, 2014).
First, there are numerous research questions which might arise based on our conceptualization of structure--the physical and support supply chain--and the boundary of the supply chain as the visible horizon.
If we couldn't maintain a visible horizon in our condition, our situation could rapidly deteriorate into a bailout scenario.
To do so, I would look left and right to check that the wingtips where parallel with the visible horizon.
Despite the lack of visible horizon, I decided to expedite getting airborne; we would take off unaided and goggle-up later while in flight.
It felt exactly the way it feels in the simulator: a hard-to-control aircraft and no visible horizon.
The pucker factor during this adventure would have been lessened if we had been wearing goggles, because they would have provided a visible horizon.

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