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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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Hitherto the various strata of rock had exhibited a gentle elevation toward the southwest, but here everything appeared to have been subverted, and thrown out of place.
Though the thermometer at mid-day ranged from eighty to ninety, and even sometimes rose to ninety-three degrees, yet occasional spots of snow were to be seen on the tops of the low mountains, among which the travellers were journeying; proofs of the great elevation of the whole region.
As the travellers continued to advance, they became more and more sensible of the elevation of the country.
I have little to record, except the fact (to me quite a surprising one) that, at an elevation equal to that of Cotopaxi, I experienced neither very intense cold, nor headache, nor difficulty of breathing ; neither, I find, did Mr.
The poem just cited is especially beautiful; but the poetic elevation which it induces we must refer chiefly to our sympathy in the poet's enthusiasm.
I'll stir up the heat in the cylinder a little, for we must keep at an elevation of five or six hundred feet.
The coloured map appended to my volume on Coral Reefs, led me to conclude that the great oceans are still mainly areas of subsidence, the great archipelagoes still areas of oscillations of level, and the continents areas of elevation.
For the study, PhotoSat produced a 50 cm grid of elevations using its proprietary geophysical processing technology with stereo satellite images taken by WorldView-3.
Lower atmospheric pressure at higher elevations results in less inhaled oxygen, sometimes as much as one-third less than low-elevation areas," says coauthor Kamen P.
Comparing cancer rates for people living at various elevations found that lung cancer rates are lower at high elevations, where the air is thinner.
Our objective was to evaluate the ability of adaptive grazing management to provide forage for cattle and elk at three elevations and associated plant communities, and to stay within guidelines for use of forage and height of stubble imposed by the united States Forest Service.
based Elevations Credit Union in 2008, the industry pioneer with nearly 50 years of service, embraces innovation and moving forward to meet the changing needs of members.
Still, Hurricane Sandy brought unprecedented flooding that was several feet higher--and extended over a larger area--than the base flood elevations estimated by FEMA prior to the storm.
Short breeding seasons at high elevations translated into lower annual fecundity for the few species studied, particularly when the ability to initiate nesting was influenced by snowmelt phenology (Martin and Wiebe 2004, Martin et al.
Warming has occurred across a range of elevations, with the greatest increases in minimum temperatures.