Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: elevation

1. elevation (om begivenhed) the event of something being raised upward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn elevation of the temperature in the afternoon.
A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lift, raising


Mindre specifikke termerascension, ascent, rise, rising

2. elevation (om tilstand) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acme, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top


Mindre specifikke termerdegree, level, point, stage

3. elevation angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ALT, altitude, EL


Mindre specifikke termerangular position

4. elevation (om ting) a raised or elevated geological formation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)natural elevation


Mindre specifikke termerformation, geological formation


Mere specifikke termerforeland, head, headland, highland, hill, mount, mountain, promontory, ridge, swell, upland


Omfatter disse specifikke termerincline, side, slope


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)natural depression, depression

5. elevation (om egenskab) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was snow at the higher elevations.


Mindre specifikke termerdistance


Mere specifikke termeraltitude, grade, ground level, height, isometry, water level

6. elevation (om egenskab) (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA dancer of exceptional elevation.


Mindre specifikke termerleap


Overordnet emneområdeballet, concert dance

7. elevation (om genstand) drawing of an exterior of a structure


Mindre specifikke termerarchitectural plan, plan

8. elevation (om handling) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe aggrandizement of the king.
His elevation to cardinal.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aggrandisement, aggrandizement


Mindre specifikke termerincrease, step-up


Mere specifikke termerego trip, self-aggrandisement, self-aggrandizement









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