HyperDic: altitude

English > 3 senses of the word altitude:
NOUNattributealtitude, heightelevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
shapealtitudethe perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)
relationaltitude, elevation, EL, ALTangular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
altitude > pronunciation
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English > altitude: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningelevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface.
Example"the altitude gave her a headache"
Synonymheight
Narrowerceiling(meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
ceilingmaximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)
levelheight above ground
Broaderelevationdistance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
Spanishaltitud, altura, elevación
Catalanalçada, altitud, altura, elevació
Adjectivesaltitudinalpertaining to altitude
altitudinousindefinitely high
English > altitude: 3 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningThe perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel).
Broaderdistance, lengthsize of the gap between two places
Spanishaltitud, altura
Catalanaltitud, altura
Adjectivesaltitudinalpertaining to altitude
English > altitude: 3 senses > noun 3, relation
Meaningangular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
Synonymselevation, EL, ALT
Broaderangular positionrelation by which any position with respect to any other position is established
Adjectivesaltitudinalpertaining to altitude

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