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the distance of something from a given level

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elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

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the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

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

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The mean altitude of their temporary stay was 4,120+-941 metres above sea level and the mean duration of stay was 6.
The new Altitude Certified Professional Program is rolling out courses and certification for seven contact center professional profiles:
The consensus around here among some very experienced pilots is that if an expected altitude is qualified with a future time or event, it isn't actually an "expected" altitude for the purposes of lost com until that future time or event occurs.
Conclusion: Soldiers evacuated from high altitude with chest pain should be evaluated thoroughly to exclude disorders of cardiovascular and respiratory system as considerable ratios acquire significant disability while at high altitude.
Ice Crystal Icing Engine Testing in the NASA Glenn Research Center's Propulsion Systems Laboratory: Altitude Investigation," SAE Int.
The obtained altitude is closely related to some important variables.
Exposure to real or artificial altitude (normobaric hypoxia) is increasingly common [2-4], not only in classical mountaineering but in a growing number of occupational settings as well.
chamber, manufactured by Cincinnati Sub Zero, is capable of simulating Altitude environments of -5,000 to +100,000 feet, temperatures of -65C to +190C and a humidity range of 10% to 95% RH.
Participants' sleep/wake behaviour were collected for three nights at sea level (43 m, Sydney, Australia), 10 nights at low altitude (1600 m, Denver, USA) and six nights at moderate altitude (2150 m, Manizales, Colombia) using sleep diaries and wrist activity monitors (Philips Respironics, Bend, Oregon, USA).
An increase in altitude leads to a proportional fall in the barometric pressure, and to a decrease in the pressure of atmospheric oxygen.
The showcase is part of the two-day Altitude Training and Team Sports Conference which opened on Sunday.
It is important, therefore, to know and to be aware of the common medical problems of high altitude exposure and their treatment.