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elevation


noun
1. the event of something being raised upward (Freq. 2)
- an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
- a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
Syn:
lift, raising
Derivationally related forms:
raise (for: raising), lift (for: lift), elevate
Hypernyms:
rise, rising, ascent, ascension
2. the highest level or degree attainable;
the highest stage of development (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
acme, height, peak, pinnacle, summit,
superlative, meridian, tiptop, top
Derivationally related forms:
top (for: top), meridian (for: meridian), superlative (for: superlative), peak (for: peak), elevate
Hypernyms:
degree, level, stage, point
3. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object) (Freq. 1)
Syn:
EL, altitude, ALT
Derivationally related forms:
altitudinal (for: altitude)
Hypernyms:
angular position
4. a raised or elevated geological formation
Syn:
natural elevation
Ant:
natural depression (for: natural elevation)
Derivationally related forms:
elevate
Hypernyms:
geological formation, formation
Hyponyms:
highland, upland, hill, mountain, mount,
promontory, headland, head, foreland, ridge, swell
Part Meronyms:
slope, incline, side
5. distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
- there was snow at the higher elevations
Derivationally related forms:
elevate
Hypernyms:
distance
Hyponyms:
isometry, altitude, height, grade, ground level, water level
6. (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
- a dancer of exceptional elevation
Topics:
ballet, concert dance
Hypernyms:
leap
7. drawing of an exterior of a structure
Hypernyms:
plan, architectural plan
8. the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
- the aggrandizement of the king
- his elevation to cardinal
Syn:
aggrandizement, aggrandisement
Derivationally related forms:
elevate, aggrandise (for: aggrandisement), aggrandize (for: aggrandizement)
Hypernyms:
increase, step-up
Hyponyms:
self-aggrandizement, self-aggrandisement, ego trip

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