Examples of elevation in a Sentence
a plant species found only at higher elevations
We charted the elevations in her temperature.
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One of my favorite parts of the preserve is a trip to the top of Flat Top Mountain at an elevation of over 1,080 feet.
That sweet spot was an elevation between 1,080 and 1,085 feet, narrowly dodging mandatory cutbacks for Arizona.
Fire activity will be isolated to the northern and western flanks due to heavy timber and elevation, Cal Fire said in a news update.
The course offers elevation, subtle greens and a staff that provides impeccable service.
The area has a higher elevation overall, so the hill doesn't feel particularly large.
Complicating that matter is that lake temperatures vary wildly depending on elevation, season, size and exposure.
Locals come in hot weather for higher elevations, cooler temperatures, cleaner air, and a sideways glance at how the other half lives.
Ira Mountain, with an elevation of 1,950 feet, offers a 200-degree view of Mt. Abraham, Sugarloaf, the Canadian Mountains, Big and small Bigelow range, and Poplar and Claybrook mountains.
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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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