Synonyms for altitude

Synonyms for (noun) altitude

Synonyms: height, altitude

Definition: elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

Usage: the altitude gave her a headache

Similar words: elevation

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

Usage: there was snow at the higher elevations

Synonyms: ALT, altitude, EL, elevation

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

Similar words: angular position

Definition: relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

Synonyms: altitude

Definition: the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

Similar words: length, distance

Definition: size of the gap between two places

Usage: the distance from New York to Chicago; he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points

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