Definition of 'elevation'
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Within a few degrees elevation a panorama of broad valley sweep, town and sea shone bright with cheerful potential. WHISTLER IN THE DARK (2003)Tweed felt the elevation change, the absence of wheels bumping along concrete, and they were airborne. COVER STORY (2003)Despite their elevation, the light is dim and the older brothers are squinting. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
We slept that night at a higher elevation where we saw neither mosquitoes nor snakes. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART ONE OF THE EA CYCLE (2003)
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Translations for 'elevation'
British English: elevation NOUN
The elevation of a place is its height above sea level.
We're probably at an elevation of about 13,000 feet above sea level.
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