
Space
extended
upward;
height;
the
perpendicular
elevation
of
an
object
above
its
foundation,
above
the
ground,
or
above
a
given
level,
or
of
one
object
above
another;
as,
the
altitude
of
a
mountain,
or
of
a
bird
above
the
top
of
a
tree.

The
elevation
of
a
point,
or
star,
or
other
celestial
object,
above
the
horizon,
measured
by
the
arc
of
a
vertical
circle
intercepted
between
such
point
and
the
horizon.
It
is
either
true
or
apparent;
true
when
measured
from
the
rational
or
real
horizon,
apparent
when
from
the
sensible
or
apparent
horizon.

The
perpendicular
distance
from
the
base
of
a
figure
to
the
summit,
or
to
the
side
parallel
to
the
base;
as,
the
altitude
of
a
triangle,
pyramid,
parallelogram,
frustum,
etc.

Height
of
degree;
highest
point
or
degree.

Height
of
rank
or
excellence;
superiority.

Elevation
of
spirits;
heroics;
haughty
airs.

Space
extended
upward;
height.

Height.

Altitudinal.

Height;
elevation.

Vertical
elevation;
height.

Height;
height
above
the
horizon;
highest
point
or
degree.

Height,
as
of
a
mountain;
extension
upwards;
highest
point;
altitude
of
a
celestial
body,
the
angular
distance
of
the
body
from
the
horizon.
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