Meaning of elevation

Definition of elevation

(noun) the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
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"
angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
(ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"

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