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elevation   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏєlәˋveʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏeliˊveiʃn 〕


Overview of noun elevation

The noun elevation has 8 senses


  • elevation, lift, raising -- (the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity")

  • acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top -- (the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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")

  • elevation, EL, altitude, ALT -- (angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object))

  • natural elevation, elevation -- (a raised or elevated geological formation)

  • elevation -- (distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations")

  • elevation -- ((ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation")

  • elevation -- (drawing of an exterior of a structure)

  • aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevation -- (the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal")