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Synonyms for altitude

the distance of something from a given level

Synonyms for altitude

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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He assigned a height of 11,400 feet to the maximum elevations, and reduced the mean of the different altitudes to little more than 2,400 feet.
In the course of a couple hours we reached a fine breezy altitude where the little shepherd huts had big stones all over their roofs to hold them down to the earth when the great storms rage.
When one is in one of those villages it seems spacious, and its houses seem high and not out of proportion to the mountain that overhands them--but from our altitude, what a change!
At an altitude of several hundred feet it straightened out and went due cast.
At an altitude of five hundred feet, the pigeon drove on over the town of Berkeley and lifted its flight to the Contra Costa hills.
"Unconsciousness comes quickly at this altitude," she said quietly.
Leaping for the altitude control Gahan pulled it wide.
Some are known to you, such as the thermometer, which gives the internal temperature of the Nautilus; the barometer, which indicates the weight of the air and foretells the changes of the weather; the hygrometer, which marks the dryness of the atmosphere; the storm-glass, the contents of which, by decomposing, announce the approach of tempests; the compass, which guides my course; the sextant, which shows the latitude by the altitude of the sun; chronometers, by which I calculate the longitude; and glasses for day and night, which I use to examine the points of the horizon, when the Nautilus rises to the surface of the waves."
They usually develop between six and 24 hours after reaching altitudes of more than 3,000m (9,842ft) above sea level and are usually worse at night.
You wrote, "The altitudes next to the waypoints may be changed if they a are blue (cyan)," and, "When the altitudes are shown in white, they cannot be changed, such as approach minimums." This is not correct.
Whilst generally adhering to this similar structure, training was individualized for each athlete based on previous altitude training experience (Table 2), preferred event (Table 3), physiological characteristics, and anecdotal results regarding the best training strategy for the current altitudes; therefore, not all athletes were on identical training programs.
* Visual meteorological conditions must exist at your operating altitudes.
The present study was carried out to determine prevalence of Fasciolosis in sheep and goats at three different altitudes viz; 6000 feet above sea level in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
[1] Globally, it has been estimated that >35 million people travel to altitudes of greater than 3 000 m per annum.
Objective: To screen out psychiatric 'cases' and find the frequency of anxiety and depression symptoms in military volunteers performing duties at very high altitudes in the Karakoram ranges of Pakistan.