• Definition for "altitude"
    • The height of anything above a reference amount,…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "altitude"
    • The high desert plains are beautiful…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "altitude"
    • "On a level plain, simple mounds…"
    • View More
  • Phrases for "altitude"
  • Hypernym for "altitude"
  • Cross Reference for "altitude"
  • Form for "altitude"
  • Same Context for "altitude"
  • Astronomy Dictionary for "altitude"
    • perspective in degrees above the horizon.
    • View More
  • Urban Dictionary for "altitude"
    • A thought, declaration or action which…
    • View More
  • Sports Dictionary for "altitude"
    • The straight length above mean sea-level.
    • View More

altitude definition

  • noun:
    • The height of anything above a reference amount, specifically above sea level or over the earth's area. See Synonyms at level.
    • increased location or area.
    • Astronomy The angular distance of a celestial object above the horizon.
    • Mathematics The perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposing vertex, synchronous part, or synchronous surface.
    • High place or ranking.
    • The height measured from sea level to any given point.
    • A vertical distance.
    • the length calculated perpendicularly from a figure's vertex on other region of the vertex.
    • The angular distance of a heavenly body above our Earth's horizon.
    • Space longer up; height; the perpendicular level of an object above its basis, above the surface, or above a given amount, or of just one object above another.
    • The elevation of a place, or celebrity, or other celestial item, above the horizon, calculated by the arc of a vertical group intercepted between such point additionally the horizon. It's either real or apparent; real when measured through the rational or genuine horizon, apparent when from the practical or apparent horizon.
    • The perpendicular length through the base of a figure towards summit, or to the medial side parallel towards the base
    • level of degree; greatest point or degree.
    • Height of ranking or superiority; superiority.
    • Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.
    • area longer up; height; their education or number of level of an object above its foundation, the floor, or confirmed amount; the quantity or distance in which one object is higher than another: as, the altitude of a mountain or a cloud.
    • The level of a place, star, or any other item above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical intercepted between these types of point and the horizon.
    • An elevation or height; everything extending far upward.
    • Highest point or level; complete height.
    • Elevation of nature; haughty environment: in this sense generally speaking found in the plural.
    • angular length above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    • level specially above sea-level or over the planet's area
    • the perpendicular length through the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or part if parallel)
    • The level of something above a reference amount, specially above sea level or over the planet's surface. See Synonyms at height.
    • increased location or area.
    • Astronomy The angular length of a celestial item above the horizon.
    • Mathematics The perpendicular length from the base of a geometric figure towards opposing vertex, parallel side, or parallel surface.
    • tall position or rank.
    • The height measured from sea-level up to a point.
    • A vertical distance.
    • the exact distance assessed perpendicularly from a figure's vertex into reverse region of the vertex.
    • The angular distance of a heavenly human body above our Earth's horizon.
    • Space stretched upward; level; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, over the floor, or above confirmed level, or of one object above another.
    • The level of a place, or celebrity, or other celestial item, over the horizon, calculated by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between such point and horizon. Its either real or evident; true when measured through the rational or genuine horizon, evident when from the sensible or evident horizon.
    • The perpendicular distance through the base of a figure into summit, or even to the medial side parallel into the base
    • Height of degree; greatest point or level.
    • Height of ranking or superiority; superiority.
    • Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.
    • Space offered up; level; their education or amount of height of an object above its foundation, the bottom, or confirmed level; the amount or distance where one item exceeds another: as, the height of a mountain or a cloud.
    • The height of a point, celebrity, or other object over the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical intercepted between these types of point together with horizon.
    • An elevation or height; everything expanding far up.
    • Highest point or degree; full level.
    • Elevation of spirit; haughty environment: within feeling typically utilized in the plural.
    • angular distance over the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    • elevation specially above sea-level or over the earth's area
    • the perpendicular distance through the base of a geometric figure towards opposing vertex (or side if synchronous)
569 votes

How would you define altitude?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!