English noun: elevation
|1.||elevation (event) the event of something being raised upward|
|Samples||An elevation of the temperature in the afternoon.|
A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity.
|Broader (hypernym)||ascension, ascent, rise, rising|
|2.||elevation (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development|
|Samples||His 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.
|Synonyms||acme, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top|
|Broader (hypernym)||degree, level, point, stage|
|3.||elevation angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)|
|Synonyms||ALT, altitude, EL|
|Broader (hypernym)||angular position|
|4.||elevation (object) a raised or elevated geological formation|
|Broader (hypernym)||formation, geological formation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||foreland, head, headland, highland, hill, mount, mountain, promontory, ridge, swell, upland|
|Part holonym||incline, side, slope|
|Antonyms||natural depression, depression|
|5.||elevation (attribute) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)|
|Samples||There was snow at the higher elevations.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||altitude, grade, ground level, height, isometry, water level|
|6.||elevation (attribute) (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump|
|Samples||A dancer of exceptional elevation.|
|Domain category||ballet, concert dance|
|7.||elevation (artifact) drawing of an exterior of a structure|
|Broader (hypernym)||architectural plan, plan|
|8.||elevation (act) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something|
|Samples||The aggrandizement of the king.|
His elevation to cardinal.
|Broader (hypernym)||increase, step-up|
|Narrower (hyponym)||ego trip, self-aggrandisement, self-aggrandizement|