Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / elevation
FEEDBACK

elevation

See definition of elevation on Dictionary.com

How to use elevation in a sentence

Rising temps also pull in competing predators like common leopards, which previously avoided the chilly heights in favor of forested hunting grounds at lower elevations.
HOW A 19-YEAR-OLD LION FATHERED 35 CUBS IN 18 MONTHSTOM MCNAMARAAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Next, the team plans to look for genetic changes that might have equipped these animals to survive at high elevations.
A SOUTH AMERICAN MOUSE IS THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-DWELLING MAMMALJACK J. LEEJULY 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That elevation was similar to other “jewel box” parks of the early 20th century.
MLB’S NEWEST BALLPARK IS A SHIFT AWAY FROM RETRO-ERA STADIUMSTRAVIS SAWCHIKJULY 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The last row is nearly 33 feet closer and just a few feet higher in elevation.
MLB’S NEWEST BALLPARK IS A SHIFT AWAY FROM RETRO-ERA STADIUMSTRAVIS SAWCHIKJULY 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
However, due to the elevation, it is influenced by surrounding climates.
DENVER: WHERE THE QUEER COMMUNITY IS A MILE HIGHLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 14, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
In the middle of the warmest room is a round terrace-like elevation, called Gobek-tosh.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Once more he was revealed on top of an elevation, studying the surrounding landscape, and he was still alone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Nor can this dirt be worked without danger of caving in, as was the case in all the veins and works that were on that elevation.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I ascended the steep head, which rose to an elevation of a hundred and eighty feet above the sea.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
It lies in a large and picturesque hollow, surrounded by mountains at an elevation of 3,200 feet above the level of the sea.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 29, 2021
Choose the synonym for shorten
curtail

WORDS RELATED TO ELEVATION

  • acme
  • altitude
  • apex
  • apogee
  • cap
  • capper
  • capstone
  • climax
  • crest
  • crown
  • culmination
  • elevation
  • eminence
  • height
  • high noon
  • high point
  • meridian
  • payoff
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • roof
  • summit
  • tiptop
  • topper
  • vertex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

celeritynoun | [suh-ler-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION