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EN[ˈlɛv.əl] [-ɛvəl]
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  • Level or levels or levelling may refer to:

    Definition of level in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlevelsPRElev-
    1. A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
      1. Hand me the level so I can tell if this is correctly installed. ‎
    2. A distance relative to a given reference elevation.
      1. By the end of the day, we'd dug down to the level of the old basement floor. ‎
    3. Degree or amount.
      1. This time was most dreadful for Lilian. Thrown on her own resources and almost penniless, she maintained herself and paid the rent of a wretched room near the hospital by working as a charwoman, sempstress, anything. In a moment she had dropped to the level of a casual labourer.
    4. (computer science) Distance from the root node of a tree structure.
      1. (video games) One of several discrete segments of a game generally increasing in difficulty. Often numbered. Often, each level occupies different physical space (levels don't require any direct physical relationship to each other, e.g. vertically stacked, horizontally chained, etc).
        1. It took me weeks to get to level seven.   Watch out for the next level; the bad guys there are really overpowered. ‎
      2. (role-playing games, video games) A numeric value that quantifies a character's experience and power.
        1. My half-orc barbarian reached fifth level before he was squashed by a troll. ‎
      3. A floor of a multi-storey building.
        1. Take the elevator and get off at the promenade level. ‎
      4. (Britain) An area of almost perfectly flat land.
      5. VerbSGlevelsPRlevelingPRlevellingPT, PPleveledPT, PPlevelled
        1. To adjust so as to make as flat or perpendicular to the ground as possible.
          1. You can level the table by turning the pads that screw into the feet. ‎
        2. To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze.
          1. The hurricane leveled the forest. ‎
        3. (gaming) To progress to the next level.
          1. I levelled after defeating the dragon. ‎
        4. To aim or direct (a weapon, a stare, an accusation, etc).
          1. He levelled an accusation of fraud at the directors.  The hunter levels the gun before taking a shot. ‎
        5. (sports, games) To make the score of a game equal.
          1. Holt was furious referee Michael Oliver refused to then award him a penalty after Ledley King appeared to pull his shirt and his anger was compounded when Spurs immediately levelled.
        6. (nonstandard, rare) To levy.
          1. (figuratively) To bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.
            1. to level all the ranks and conditions of men ‎
          2. To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
            1. to level remarks to the capacity of children ‎
        7. AdjectiveCOMlevelerSUPlevelest
          1. The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground.
            1. This table isn't quite level; see how this marble rolls off it? ‎
          2. At the same height as some reference; constructed as level with.
            1. Nanny Broome was looking up at the outer wall. Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime. Their bases were on a level with the pavement outside, a narrow way which was several feet lower than the road behind the house.
          3. Unvaried in frequency.
            1. His pulse has been level for 12 hours. ‎
          4. Calm.
            1. He kept a level head under stress. ‎
          5. In the same position or rank.
            1. Straightforward; direct; clear.
              1. Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial.
                1. a level head; a level understanding
              2. (phonetics) Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • The daily determination of the water level in these tubes was made with a portable limnometric rod supplied with transistorized amplifier and a spotlight.
                  • She needs to keep her sugar level low or she'll have a fit.
                  • The immortalized DFCs (iDFCs) exhibit higher proliferate activity, which can be reversed to its original level before immortalization when deimmortalized by FLP recombinase.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Levels of miR-126 were increased in the noninfarcted zone at 6 h after coronary artery occlusion and at 24 h following a 30-minute ischemic insult.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Based on previous data, here we sought to test the hypothesis that exposure to SSRIs would alter the proliferation and apoptosis of perisutural cells at the cellular and transcription levels.
                  • We don’t have to overconcentrate on luxury on our ground level.
                  • Neurological examination revealed upper thoracic myeloradiculopathy probably of neoplastic origin with sensory localization to D5 spinal level.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
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                    1. en leveller
                    2. en leveler
                    3. en levelly
                    4. en levelheaded
                    5. en levels
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                    Meaning of level for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "level" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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