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    elevation

    elevation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word elevation

    Definition
    (noun) the event of something being raised upward
    Synonyms : lift , raising
    Example Sentence
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
    Definition
    (noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    Synonyms : alt , altitude , el
    Definition
    (noun) a raised or elevated geological formation
    Synonyms : natural elevation
    Definition
    (noun) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
    Example Sentence
    • there was snow at the higher elevations
    Definition
    (noun) (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
    Example Sentence
    • a dancer of exceptional elevation
    Definition
    (noun) drawing of an exterior of a structure Definition
    (noun) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
    Example Sentence
    • the aggrandizement of the king
    • his elevation to cardinal
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