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ELEVATION





Definition:

  1. [noun] the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
    Synonyms: lift, raising

  2. [noun] 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: acme, height, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top

  3. [noun] angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    Synonyms: EL, altitude, ALT

  4. [noun] a raised or elevated geological formation
    Synonyms: natural

  5. [noun] distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"

  6. [noun] (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"

  7. [noun] drawing of an exterior of a structure

  8. [noun] the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
    Synonyms: aggrandizement, aggrandisement

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