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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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