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- 1. elevation, lift, raising, rise, rising, ascent, ascension
- usage: the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
- 2. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top, degree, level, stage, point
- usage: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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"
- 3. elevation, EL, altitude, ALT, angular position
- usage: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
- 4. natural elevation, elevation, geological formation, formation
- usage: a raised or elevated geological formation
- 5. elevation, distance
- usage: distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
- 6. elevation, leap
- usage: (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
- 7. elevation, plan, architectural plan
- usage: drawing of an exterior of a structure
- 8. aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevation, increase, step-up
- usage: the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
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