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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act of raising higher or lifting up. Also: The height at which something is raised, as in above the Earth's surface.

Usage examples (42)
  • The airplane flew at an elevation of 30,000 feet above the Earth's surface.
  • An elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
  • His elevation to cardinal
  • A dancer of exceptional elevation for more
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