But there was no one around, and the control tower was just a smudge on the horizon.
The sun was only a red smudge on the horizon when I arrived.
The forms smudge and blur, become lost in diffuse clouds of tone; the images are elusive - inviting speculative engagement.
It was almost dawn, and Scott looked out to the horizon at a smudge of orange that would very soon become the sun.
she dabbed her eyes, careful not to smudge her makeup
There was a smudge on the horizon that quickly turned itself into a large, stubby-nosed blue plane, headed right for the castle.
The industrial towns were far away, a smudge of smoke and misery hidden by the curve of the earth's surface.
They both stared out at the harbour on the horizon, a mere smudge of brown and green surrounded by grey, frothy sea.
a smudge of blood on the floor
The outpost sat on the horizon, a black smudge with streaks of pink and orange in the sky behind it.