Height

  • 21height — See clearance height crush height flange height installed height metacentric height ride height section height thread height …

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  • 22height — noun Etymology: Middle English heighthe, from Old English hīehthu; akin to Old High German hōhida height, Old English hēah high Date: before 12th century 1. a. the highest part ; summit b. highest or most advanced point ; zenith < at the height …

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  • 23height — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Vertical size Nouns 1. height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness, tallness, stature, prominence (see convexity); orogeny, orogenesis, orogenics, orography. 2. (high place) mount[ain],&#8230; …

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  • 24height — [[t]haɪt[/t]] n. 1) extent or distance upward: The plane gained height rapidly[/ex] 2) distance upward from the lowest or a given level to a fixed point 3) the distance between the lowest and highest points of a person standing upright; stature&#8230; …

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  • 25height — /haɪt / (say huyt) noun 1. the state of being high. 2. extent upwards; altitude; stature; distance upwards; elevation: height of an object above the ground. 3. a high place or level; a hill or mountain. 4. the highest part; the top; apex. 5. the&#8230; …

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  • 26height — breast·height; height·en; height; height·ism; …

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  • 27height*/*/*/ — [haɪt] noun 1) [C/U] how high something is, or how tall someone is He was about the same height as his wife.[/ex] What height do you want the picture at?[/ex] 2) [singular] the time or level of greatest activity The excitement was at its&#8230; …

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  • 28height — n. 1 the measurement from base to top or (of a standing person) from head to foot. 2 the elevation above ground or a recognized level (usu. sea level). 3 any considerable elevation (situated at a height). 4 a a high place or area. b rising ground …

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  • 29height — noun /haɪt/ a) The distance from the base of something to the top. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. b) Height of a standing person or animal (withers). Shes at the height of her career. Ant: depth See Also …

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  • 30height — Vertical measurement. anterior facial h. (AFH) in cephalometrics, the linear measurement from the nasion to the menton. h. of contour the line en …

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  • 31height — noun 1) the height of the wall Syn: size, tallness, extent upward, vertical measurement, elevation, stature, altitude Ant: width 2) the mountain heights Syn: su …

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  • 32Height — This interesting and unusual surname is a variant of Hight, which is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is topographical for someone who lived at the top of the hill or on a piece of raised ground, derived from the Middle English (1200 1500) heyt ,&#8230; …

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  • 33height — adj American excellent, first rate. A term of approba tion from the hip hop youth culture of the 1980s, coined by black teenagers (as a shortening of height of fashion ) in the USA and spread with the music and dance trend to Britain where it&#8230; …

    Contemporary slang

  • 34height — noun 1) the height of the wall Syn: tallness, stature, elevation, altitude 2) mountain heights Syn: summit, top, peak, crest, crown, tip, cap, pinna …

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  • 35height — 1) fishing height is the vertical opening of a trawl net 2) in measurement of fish structures this is the vertical distance …

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  • 36height — n. [A.S. hiehthu, height] 1. (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) The length parallel to the shell axis through the columella. 2. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) The greatest vertical dimension through the beak at right angles to a line bisecting the adductor scars;&#8230; …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 37height — [OE] Etymologically as well as semantically, height is the ‘condition of being high’. It was formed in prehistoric Germanic from *khaukh (source of high) and * ithā, an abstract noun suffix: combined, they came down to Old English as hēhthu. The&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 38height — tire section height …

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  • 39height — i. The vertical distance of a level, a point or an object considered as a point, measured from a specified datum (ICAO). Height may be indicated as follows: (all above ground level) very low above ground level but below 500 ft; low 500 up to 2000 …

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  • 40height —    The first dimension, the measurement of the distance from the level of the lowest point to the level of the highest point of a shape or space. The height of this see thumbnail to rightblack square is 115 pixels …

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