Synonyms of altitude


1. altitude, height, elevation

usage: elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; "the altitude gave her a headache"

2. altitude, distance, length

usage: the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

3. elevation, EL, altitude, ALT, angular position

usage: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

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