Definition of 'height'
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And he proved he has a great head for heights. The Sun (2016)He covered ten yards with three big strides to gain maximum height from the jump off his strongest leg. The Sun (2016)We haven't hit the same heights. The Sun (2016)We enter our twenties bursting with ambition, keen to scale the heights in our careers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although the general standard of the rematch was patchy, some games hit new creative heights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I can't wait to hit the shops and buy clothes for my new height. The Sun (2017)I'm not a great one for heights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But try it in Perth in the height of summer and your whites won't be white for long. The Sun (2016)I'm at the height of fashion, not swinging from a sale rail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The height of summer is definitely a good time to get out of work mode. The Sun (2013)He does not deserve the opprobrium that has been heaped on him from great heights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She hit new heights but dredged the depths of old despair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Dad always said that he liked the height of comfort without a trace of luxury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then there is the sheer height and weight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is also less expensive than at the height of the season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Visitors under one metre in height enter the park free of charge. The Sun (2014)There are hundreds of ivy varieties of different heights with varying shapes and sizes of leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The research does not suggest that dinosaurs were shorter in length or height. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Well then you are the height of fashion. The Sun (2014)These curves show the gain in height for each year from birth through adolescence. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)This took a fair amount of getting used to for a man scared of heights. The Sun (2015)Nor can mutual aid arrangements meet the urgent need at the height of a crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the height of summer and yet nobody is within sight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many of them are lured by stories of the substantial gains made at the height of the boom. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The discrepancy between the ideas of homeopathy and the established laws of physics is pushed to new heights here. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)Its only source of food at these extreme heights is stray insects that are blown up the mountainside by the wind. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His designs suit different body shapes and heights, and they look amazing on all of us. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was of medium height, stocky with a rather florid complexion and powdered hair. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Height rather than distance is key, with pressure applied by chasing attackers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Has failed to hit heights and present form suggests that won't change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This raises the question of whether their height affects their body mass index, which is used to determine obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These are designed to withstand being dropped from great heights, as well as survive abuse from rain and sand. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'height'
British English: height /haɪt/ NOUN
The height of a person or thing is their measurement from bottom to top.
Her weight is normal for her height.
- American English: height
- Arabic: إِرْتِفَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: altura
- Chinese: 高度
- Croatian: visina
- Czech: výška
- Danish: højde
- Dutch: hoogte
- European Spanish: altura general
- Finnish: korkeus
- French: hauteur
- German: Höhe
- Greek: ύψος
- Italian: altezza
- Japanese: 高さ
- Korean: 높이
- Norwegian: høyde
- Polish: wysokość
- European Portuguese: altura
- Romanian: înălțime
- Russian: высота
- Spanish: altura
- Swedish: längd
- Thai: ความสูง
- Turkish: yükseklik
- Ukrainian: зріст
- Vietnamese: chiều cao
Definition of height from the Collins English Dictionary
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