sea level

noun

Definition of sea level

: the level of the surface of the sea especially at its mean position midway between mean high and low water

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Our forecast suggests that will be just below zero degrees at the summit today which is 3000 meters above sea level. Isabelle Gerretsen, CNN, "European heat wave threatens to accelerate Greenland ice melt," 30 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour's highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 9,088-feet above sea level, demolishing what remained of Alaphilippe's lead on Stage 19 and building a sizeable one of his own . Fox News, "Egan Bernal, 22, wins Tour de France; youngest post-WWII champion," 29 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour’s highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 9,088 feet above sea level, demolishing what remained of Alaphilippe’s lead on Stage 19 and building a sizeable one of his own. John Leicester, BostonGlobe.com, "Egan Bernal first Colombian to win Tour de France," 28 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour’s highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 9,088 feet above sea level, demolishing Alaphilippe’s shrinking lead in Stage 19 and building a sizable one of his own. John Leicester And Samuel Petrequin, SFChronicle.com, "A star is born at the Tour de France, 22-year-old winner Egan Bernal," 28 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour's highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 2,770 meters (9,088-feet) above sea level, demolishing what remained of Alaphilippe's lead on Stage 19 and building a sizeable one of his own. Author: John Leicester And Samual Petrequin, Anchorage Daily News, "Egan Bernal wins Tour de France," 28 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour's highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 2,770 meters (9,088-feet) above sea level, demolishing what remained of Alaphilippe's lead on Stage 19 and building a sizeable one of his own . John Leicester And Samuel Petrequin, baltimoresun.com, "22-year-old Egan Bernal is first Colombian to win Tour de France," 28 July 2019 Bernal flew up the Tour’s highest climb, the dizzying Iseran pass at 9,088 feet above sea level, demolishing what remained of Alaphilippe’s lead on Stage 19 and building a sizable one of his own. New York Times, "Egan Bernal Finishes Off Tour de France Victory," 28 July 2019 On Sunday, Lake Erie was still at 574.62 feet above sea level, exactly the same as the June average, which set the all-time record high. Laura Johnston, cleveland.com, "See Lake Erie water levels from 1918 to 2019," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of sea level

1806, in the meaning defined above

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sea level

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sea level

: the average height of the sea's surface

sea level

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Kids Definition of sea level

: the surface of the sea halfway between the average high and low tides

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