Definitions for elevation

Definitions for (noun) elevation

Main entry: aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevation

Definition: the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

Usage: the aggrandizement of the king; his elevation to cardinal

Main entry: elevation

Definition: drawing of an exterior of a structure

Main entry: elevation

Definition: (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump

Usage: a dancer of exceptional elevation

Main entry: elevation

Definition: distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)

Usage: there was snow at the higher elevations

Main entry: lift, raising, elevation

Definition: the event of something being raised upward

Usage: an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon; a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Main entry: natural elevation, elevation

Definition: a raised or elevated geological formation

Main entry: ALT, altitude, EL, elevation

Definition: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Main entry: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

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