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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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If the symptoms of altitude sickness are ignored, they can lead to life-threatening conditions affecting the brain or lungs.
Cyan altitudes depict constraints to build a VNAV profile.
Additionally, 4 of these athletes (participants 2, 4, 7 and 8) had an extensive history of altitude training utilizing both natural LHTH and simulated LHTL over the preceding 3 to 5 years (2-3 camps annually).
* Visual meteorological conditions must exist at your operating altitudes.
Altitude is a London-based aerospace MGA, co-founded in 2014 by David Godley, Richard Power and Tim Wright, which was the first underwriting business to launch in partnership with Castel.
High altitude is difficult as the terrain is physically challenging and most importantly, oxygen levels are lower which means that conversion of food into energy in an individual's body is not very easy and leads to relatively limited energy available for growth.
'I feel it is right for us to claim altitude allowance since we are working under extreme weather conditions,' he added.
When it first released in 2005, joining nine other colorways, the 'Altitude' 13s had full tumbled leather upper but the 2010 version, according to SneakerNews.com, featured a ballistic mesh.
Altitude 3000-6000 feet revealed 21.10% of infected animals having heavy infection followed by 14.46% at altitude below 3000 and 7.46% at above 6000 feet.
Physiology of altitude, acclimatisation and aetiology of high-altitude illnesses
Patients staying at high altitude (>8,000 feet above sea level) as part of their service duty and presented with retinal venous occlusive disease were included.
Conclusions: Individuals performing duties at very high altitude, experience symptoms of anxiety and depression, their demographics are important in understanding their emotional problems.
ASCENDENCIA ANDINA DE ALTA ALTITUDE NAO PROTEGER DA MAL AGUDO DE MONTANHA E HIPOXEMIA ARTERIAL INDUCIDA PELA ALTITUDE
The most important nutritional consideration is water, as dehydration worsens the symptoms of altitude sickness.
Hypobaric hypoxia resulting from high altitude has been recognized as one of the principle causative factor of small baby size at birth (Julian et al., 2008).