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Elevation

Elevation Meaning & Definition
Elevation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Elevation?

[n] the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
[n] drawing of an exterior of a structure
[n] (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
[n] distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
[n] the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
[n] a raised or elevated geological formation
[n] angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
[n] the highest level or degree attainable; "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"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Elevation: acme | aggrandisement | aggrandizement | ALT | altitude | EL | height | lift | natural elevation | peak | pinnacle | raising | summit | superlative | top

Related Terms | Find terms related to Elevation: access | accession | acclivity | accretion | accrual | accruement | accumulation | acme | addition | advance | advancement | aerial heights | aggrandizement | altitude | amplification | anabasis | apex | apotheosis | appreciation | ascension | ascent | augmentation | ballooning | beatification | bigheartedness | bigness | bloating | blueprint | boom | boost | broadening | brouillon | buildup | canonization | cartoon | ceiling | chart | chivalrousness | chivalry | clamber | climb | climbing | consequence | conspicuousness | copy | crescendo | cultivation | deification | delineation | design | development | diagram | dignification | dignity | distinction | dizzy heights | draft | drawing | ebauche | edema | eminence | enhancement | enlargement | ennoblement | enshrinement | enthronement | erecting | erection | errantry | escalade | esquisse | ether | exaltation | excellence | expansion | extension | figure | flood | fountain | gain | generosity | generousness | glorification | graduation | grandeur | graph | gravity | great heart | greatening | greatheartedness | greatness | greatness of heart | ground plan | growth | gush | gyring up | hauteur | heaven | heavens | heaving up | height | heighth | heights | heroism | high mightiness | high-mindedness | highness | hike | hill | house plan | ichnography | idealism | immortalization | importance | increase | increment | inflation | jet | jump | knight-errantry | knighting | knightliness | largeheartedness | leap | levitation | liberality | liberalness | lift | lionization | loftiness | lofting | lump | magnanimity | magnanimousness | magnification | majesty | mark | mount | mounting | multiplication | nobility | noble-mindedness | nobleness | notability | note | Olympian heights | openhandedness | outline | outstandingness | passing | pattern | pay raise | perpendicular distance | plot | preference | preferment | princeliness | productiveness | profile | projection | proliferation | prominence | promotion | raise | raising | rearing | refinement | rise | rising | rising ground | rocketing up | rough | sainting | saltation | sanctification | shooting up | significance | skeleton | sketch | sky | snowballing | soaring | solemnity | spout | spread | spring | spurt | standing on end | stateliness | stature | steep | stratosphere | sublimity | supereminence | surge | swelling | table | takeoff | taking off | tallness | toploftiness | tumescence | up | upclimb | upcoming | updraft | upgang | upgo | upgoing | upgrade | upgrading | upgrowth | uphill | upleap | uplift | uplifting | upping | upraising | uprearing | uprisal | uprise | uprising | uprush | upshoot | upslope | upsurge | upsurgence | upsweep | upswing | uptrend | upturn | vantage ground | vantage point | vault | waxing | wen | widening | working drawing | zenith | zooming

See Also | altitude | angular position | architectural plan | ascension | ascent | degree | distance | ego trip | foreland | formation | geological formation | geology | grade | ground level | headland | height | highland | hill | hills | incline | increase | isometry | leap | level | mount | mountain | plan | point | promontory | ridge | rise | rising | self-aggrandisement | self-aggrandizement | side | slope | stage | step-up | swell | upland | water level

Elevation In Webster's Dictionary

\El`e*va"tion\, n. [L. elevatio: cf. F. ['e]l['e]vation.] 1. The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; -- said of material things, persons, the mind, the voice, etc.; as, the elevation of grain; elevation to a throne; elevation of mind, thoughts, or character. 2. Condition of being elevated; height; exaltation. ``Degrees of elevation above us.'' --Locke. His style . . . wanted a little elevation. --Sir H. Wotton. 3. That which is raised up or elevated; an elevated place or station; as, an elevation of the ground; a hill. 4. (Astron.) The distance of a celestial object above the horizon, or the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between it and the horizon; altitude; as, the elevation of the pole, or of a star. 5. (Dialing) The angle which the style makes with the substylar line. 6. (Gunnery) The movement of the axis of a piece in a vertical plane; also, the angle of elevation, that is, the angle between the axis of the piece and the line o? sight; -- distinguished from direction. 7. (Drawing) A geometrical projection of a building, or other object, on a plane perpendicular to the horizon; orthographic projection on a vertical plane; -- called by the ancients the orthography. {Angle of elevation} (Geodesy), the angle which an ascending line makes with a horizontal plane. {Elevation of the host} (R. C. Ch.), that part of the Mass in which the priest raises the host above his head for the people to adore.

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