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Synonyms for elevation

Synonyms for elevation

the distance of something from a given level

the act of raising to a high position or status or the condition of being so raised

a progression upward in rank

Synonyms for elevation

the event of something being raised upward

the highest level or degree attainable

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

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

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

drawing of an exterior of a structure

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

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Willamette Pass has a base elevation of 5,120 feet, and Hoodoo is at 4,668 feet.
Its base elevation of a mile above sea level and its arid, sunny climate ensure optimal conditions for avid shutterbugs, who rejoiced last winter with the opening of the View Hotel (MonumentValleyView.
FEMA's new recommendation in Biloxi, for example, increased the base elevation for construction from 13 feet to 18 feet above the ground, and some elevation requirements extend as high as 27 feet, depending on the location of the property.
Once flood maps are developed for a community and the base flood level is determined, all new structures within NFIP communities have to be constructed at base elevation or higher, which is higher than the 1% annual chance of flooding, Maurstad said.
More than four decades of "storm events," a phrase bandied about a lot in Florida, had taken their toll on the house, which is located below the flood base elevation and within 20 feet of the gulf's high-water line.
Rose: With the highest base elevation in the Tahoe area, Mt.