\ˌɛlɪvˈe͡ɪʃən], \ˌɛlɪvˈeɪʃən], \ˌɛ_l_ɪ_v_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of ELEVATION
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- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The act of elevating or raising, or the state of being raised: exaltation: an elevated place or station: a rising ground: height: (arch.) a geometrical view of the side of a building: (gun.) the angle made by the line of direction of a gun with the plane of the horizon: (astron.) altitude: the distance of a heavenly body above the horizon, or the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between it and the horizon: (dialling) the angle which the style makes with the substylar line: (trigonometrical surv.) height: altitude: height above the surface of the earth: angular height, or angle of elevation. The angle of elevation of any object is the angle formed by two straight lines drawn from the observer's eye, the one to the top of the object and the other parallel to the horizon, both lines being in the same vertical plane.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The act of elevating; an elevated state; exaltation; dignity; exaltation of mind, style, character, or manners; height; elevated ground; a raising of voice; altitude of a celestial object above the horizon; the angle which the line of direction makes with the plane of the horizon; the angle which the style makes with the substylar line; the progression of the tones from grave to acute; also the raising of the hand or foot in beating time; the representation, drawn to a geometrical scale, of the height of a building above the ground. In the ltom. Cath. Services the elevation of the host, that part of the mass in which the priest raises the host above his head, for the people to adore.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The act of raising from a lower to a higher state or condition; exaltation of character or style; raised ground; a sketch plan of the front or principal side of a building; angle of elevation, the angle through which a heavenly object appears elevated above the horizontal plane to a spectator looking upwards.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A rise, as of temperature.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. Act of raising from a lower place to a higher;â€”condition of being lifted or elevated; exaltation an elevated place; rising ground; hill;â€”an elevated station; dignity; preeminence altitude of a heavenly body the angle which the line of direction of a cannon or mortar makes with the plane of the horizon;â€”front view of a machine, building, or other object, drawn without regard to perspective.
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