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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