Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: height

1. height (om egenskab) the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tallness


Mindre specifikke termerdimension


Mere specifikke termerhighness, loftiness, lowness


Kendetegnerhigh, low

2. height (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, elevation, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top


Mindre specifikke termerdegree, level, point, stage

3. height (om egenskab) (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stature


Mindre specifikke termerbodily property


Mere specifikke termershortness, tallness


Kendetegnerlittle, short, tall

4. height (om egenskab) elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe altitude gave her a headache.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)altitude


Mindre specifikke termerelevation


Mere specifikke termerceiling, ceiling, level









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