# Height

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**Human height**— Tall redirects here. For other uses, see Tall (disambiguation). Human height is the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body standing erect. When populations share genetic background and environmental factors,… …162

**Dorothy Height**— Dorothy I. Height Born Dorothy Irene Height March 24, 1912(1912 03 24) Richmond, Virginia, U.S. Died …163

**Railway platform height**— The height of a railway platform varies between railway systems. The height can be expressed as two measurements Train Platform Height and Train Floor Height , both from the top of the rail. There are a very wide number of standards for platform… …164

**Dorothy Height**— (2008) Dorothy Irene Height (* 24. März 1912 in Richmond, Virginia; † 20. April 2010 in Washington D.C.) war eine US amerikanische Politikerin, Bürgerrechtlerin und Sozialarbeiterin …165

**Néron–Tate height**— In number theory, the Néron–Tate height (or canonical height) is a quadratic form on the Mordell Weil group of rational points of an abelian variety defined over a global field. It is named after André Néron and John Tate. Contents 1 Definition… …166

**x-height**— In typography, the x height or corpus size refers to the distance between the baseline and the mean line in a typeface. Typically, this is the height of the letter x in the font (the source of the term), as well as the u, v, w, and z. (Curved… …167

**Metacentric height**— Ship Stability diagram showing centre of gravity (G), centre of buoyancy (B), and metacentre (M) with ship upright and heeled over to one side. Note that for small angles, G and M are fixed, while B moves as the ship heels, and for big angles B… …168

**X-height**— In typography, the x height or corpus size refers to the distance between the baseline and the mean line in a typeface. Typically, this is the height of the letter x in the font (which is where the terminology came from), as well as the u , v , w …169

**Wave height**— In fluid dynamics, the wave height of a surface wave denotes the difference between the elevations of a crest and a neighbouring trough.Kinsman (1984) p. 38.] Wave height is a term used by mariners, as well as in coastal, ocean engineering and… …170

**Geopotential height**— is a vertical coordinate referenced to Earth s mean sea level an adjustment to geometric height (elevation above mean sea level) using the variation of gravity with latitude and elevation. Thus it can be considered a gravity adjusted height. One… …171

**Significant wave height**— In physical oceanography, significant wave height, also known as SWH, or H s , is the average wave height (trough to crest) of the one third largest waves. A well developed significant wave is approximately equal to H m0 , defined as four times… …172

**Scale height**— A scale height is a term often used in scientific contexts for a distance over which a quantity decreases by a factor of e. It is usually denoted by the capital letter H .For planetary atmospheres, it is the vertical distance upwards, over which… …173

**List of mountains of the British Isles by relative height**— This is a list of peaks in the British Isles, with a relative height of 600 m or more, in descending order of relative height. There are 119 in total: 82 in Scotland, 24 in Ireland, seven in Wales, four in England and one each in Northern Ireland …174

**Star height problem**— The star height problem in formal language theory is the question whether all regular languages can be expressed using regular expressions of limited star height, i. e. with a limited nesting depth of Kleene stars. Specifically, is a nesting… …175

**Dynamic height**— is a way of specifying the height of a point above a reference, as opposed to orthometric height or normal height. Dynamic height is constant if one follows the same gravity potential as they move from place to place. Because of variations in… …176

**Municipio de Height of Land (condado de Becker, Minnesota)**— Municipio de Height of Land Municipio de los Estados Unidos …177

**Dorothy Height**— en 2008. Dorothy Irene Height (24 mars 1912 – 20 avril 2010) était une activiste américaine. Présidente du National Council of Negro Women (Conseil national des femmes noires) de 1957 à 1998 …178

**x-height**— x high /eks huy /, adj. /eks huyt /, n. Typography. the height of a lowercase x. [1945 50] * * * X factor, x height see under ↑X (symbol). xˈ height noun (printing) The height of a lower case x, used as a measure of the height of a typeface • • • …179

**Antenna height considerations**— The Aspects for Antenna heights considerations are depending upon the wave range and economical reasons.Longwave/Low frequency antennasAt VLF, LF and MF the radio mast or tower is often used directly as an antenna. Its height determines the… …180

**Vernier height gauge**— A vernier height gauge is a height gauge with the additional refinement of a vernier scale for greater accuracy in reading or setting the tool.The first image shows two height gauges, the left height gauge has the vernier scale, the right one has …