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elevation

EN[ˌɛlɪˈveɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
WElevation
  • The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic system,
  • Less commonly, elevation is measured using the center of the Earth as the reference point. Due to equatorial bulge, there is debate as to which of the summits of Mt.
FR élévation
elevation
elevation
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en elevations
    2. en elevational
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    Grammatically, this word "elevation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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