altitude - definitions and synonyms

altitude noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

    Example Sentenses:

    • the altitude gave her a headache

    Synonyms:

    height
  2. English Meaning: 

    : the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

  3. English Meaning: 

    : angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

    Synonyms:

    alt / el / elevation