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Elevation

El`e`va´tion
n.1.The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; - said of material things, persons, the mind, the voice, etc.; as, the elevation of grain; elevation to a throne; elevation of mind, thoughts, or character.
2.Condition of being elevated; height; exaltation.
His style . . . wanted a little elevation.
- Sir H. Wotton.
3.That which is raised up or elevated; an elevated place or station; as, an elevation of the ground; a hill.
4.(Astron.) The distance of a celestial object above the horizon, or the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between it and the horizon; altitude; as, the elevation of the pole, or of a star.
5.(Dialing) The angle which the style makes with the substylar line.
6.(Gunnery) The movement of the axis of a piece in a vertical plane; also, the angle of elevation, that is, the angle between the axis of the piece and the line o sight; - distinguished from direction.
7.(Drawing) A geometrical projection of a building, or other object, on a plane perpendicular to the horizon; orthographic projection on a vertical plane; - called by the ancients the orthography.
Angle of elevation
(Geodesy) the angle which an ascending line makes with a horizontal plane.
Elevation of the host
(R. C. Ch.) that part of the Mass in which the priest raises the host above his head for the people to adore.
Noun1.Elevationelevation - the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
Synonyms: raising, lift
2.elevation - the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
3.elevation - angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
Synonyms: ALT, EL, altitude
4.elevation - a raised or elevated geological formation
5.elevation - distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
6.elevation - (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
7.elevation - drawing of an exterior of a structure
8.elevation - the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
Olympian heights, access, accession, acclivity, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acme, addition, advance, advancement, aerial heights, aggrandizement, altitude, amplification, anabasis, apex, apotheosis, appreciation, ascension, ascent, augmentation, ballooning, beatification, bigheartedness, bigness, bloating, blueprint, boom, boost, broadening, brouillon, buildup, canonization, cartoon, ceiling, chart, chivalrousness, chivalry, clamber, climb, climbing, consequence, conspicuousness, copy, crescendo, cultivation, deification, delineation, design, development, diagram, dignification, dignity, distinction, dizzy heights, draft, drawing, ebauche, edema, eminence, enhancement, enlargement, ennoblement, enshrinement, enthronement, erecting, erection, errantry, escalade, esquisse, ether, exaltation, excellence, expansion, extension, figure, flood, fountain, gain, generosity, generousness, glorification, graduation, grandeur, graph, gravity, great heart, greatening, greatheartedness, greatness, greatness of heart, ground plan, growth, gush, gyring up, hauteur, heaven, heavens, heaving up, height, heighth, heights, heroism, high mightiness, high-mindedness, highness, hike, hill, house plan, ichnography, idealism, immortalization, importance, increase, increment, inflation, jet, jump, knight-errantry, knighting, knightliness, largeheartedness, leap, levitation, liberality, liberalness, lift, lionization, loftiness, lofting, lump, magnanimity, magnanimousness, magnification, majesty, mark, mount, mounting, multiplication, nobility, noble-mindedness, nobleness, notability, note, openhandedness, outline, outstandingness, passing, pattern, pay raise, perpendicular distance, plot, preference, preferment, princeliness, productiveness, profile, projection, proliferation, prominence, promotion, raise, raising, rearing, refinement, rise, rising, rising ground, rocketing up, rough, sainting, saltation, sanctification, shooting up, significance, skeleton, sketch, sky, snowballing, soaring, solemnity, spout, spread, spring, spurt, standing on end, stateliness, stature, steep, stratosphere, sublimity, supereminence, surge, swelling, table, takeoff, taking off, tallness, toploftiness, tumescence, up, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrading, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift, uplifting, upping, upraising, uprearing, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, uptrend, upturn, vantage ground, vantage point, vault, waxing, wen, widening, working drawing, zenith, zooming
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Elettaria cardamomum
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Eleutherodactylus
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Eleutheromaniac
eleuthra bark
Elevate
Elevated
elevated railroad
elevated railway
Elevatedness
-- Elevation --
Elevation of the host
Elevator
elevator boy
elevator car
elevator controller
elevator girl
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