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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)

Related Words

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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Table 1--Drainage, locality, and environmental data for sites containing Brachyrhaphis roseni above the previously described elevational range in Chiriqui, Panama.
Changes in the arthropod community along an elevational transect in the Venezuelan Andes.
Climatic, biological, and historical factors have been suggested as causes of variation in species richness along elevational gradients (Rahbek 1997, Sanders et al.
Elevational shifts provide the only published data for range shifts in the tropics, where upslope range shifts have been demonstrated for plants and vertebrate animals (Colwell et al.
Elevational gradients, area and tropical island diversity: an example from the palms of New Guinea, Ecography 27(3): 299-310.
Joseph Barraclough (Mills) Ltd, re-cladding of part elevations, replacement window frame, removal of elevational wall of amenities area and re-building, Works, Union Street, Heckmondwike.
Diversity of birds along an elevational gradient in the Cordillera Central, Costa Rica.
For biologists, this elevational gradient translates to great sampling.
Evolution of life histories along elevational gradients: trade-off between parental care and fecundity.
Joseph Barraclough (Mills) Ltd, recladding of part elevations, replacement window frame removal of elevational wall of amenities area and rebuilding, Works, Union Street, Heckmondwike.
Throughout the planning process, this potential length of relatively "dead" frontage to the ground floor car park on this part of the proposed elevational treatment was considered to be short on visual interest and, as such, visual relief was to be provided by two advertisement panels, each 12m in length, that were to have provided moving images to relieve this area.
Changes in bat species diversity along an elevational gradient up the Peruvian Andes.
chantinii are from 100 to 600 m, generally from the lower part of the elevational range.
The elevational treatment of the facade resembles that of a garage forecourt rather than a prestigious public building, and from an architectural point of view it leaves much to be desired.
The exterior of the building is an interesting mix, with different elevational treatments from cedar cladding and glass to hints at the historic walled town in stone detailing.