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Ntlakuso - Elevation

Ntlakuso is a Xitsonga word meaning "Elevation" in English. Item rated 1 by 1 person. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of elevation
- Elevation n
- The event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity" [syn: {lift}, {raising}]
- The highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession" [syn: {acme}, {height}, {peak}, {pinnacle}, {summit}, {superlative}, {top}]
- Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object) [syn: {EL}, {altitude}, {ALT}]
- A raised or elevated geological formation [syn: {natural elevation}] [ant: {natural depression}]
- Distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
- (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
- Drawing of an exterior of a structure
- The act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal" [syn: {aggrandizement}, {aggrandisement}]
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