Examples of elevation in a Sentence
a plant species found only at higher elevations
We charted the elevations in her temperature.
Recent Examples of elevation from the Web
More than 370 homes and businesses in Lake and Cook counties are under consideration for buyouts, levees, flood-proofing and elevation adjustments, the Corps said.
Bisbee perches at 5,300 feet elevation in the Mule Mountains, spread through canyons and clinging to hillsides.
Heavy snow is possible across higher elevations of Colorado, where Winter Storm Warnings are in effect.
The radar beam makes passes at different beam elevations.
The most visible sign came last month, with the elevation of the first two nonwhite men to the church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
His firm is currently evaluating four homes in Miami Beach for elevation.
On April 11, Brennan arrived at basecamp near the famous Khumbu Ice Fall, elevation over 17,000 and temperature lows of 10 degrees.
Some of the highest elevation ski resorts will still see snow, but lower levels, and the passes are out of the woods for any new snow Friday and into Saturday.
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When you're hiking, you may be interested in knowing the highest elevation you'll be reaching. Psychologists use the term "mood elevation" to mean improvement in a patient's depression, and some leg ailments require elevation of the limb, usually so that it's higher than the heart for part of each day. Elevation can also mean "promotion;" thus, a vice president may be elevated to president, or a captain may be elevated to admiral.
Synonym Discussion of elevation
- a wall two meters in height
- fly at an altitude of 10,000 meters
- Denver is a city with a high elevation
ELEVATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elevation for English Language Learners
: the height of a place
: an act or result of lifting or raising someone or something
: a place (such as a hill) that is higher than the area around it
ELEVATION Defined for Kids
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