Altitude (noun)

The height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from french, from latin altitudo, from altus "high".

Examples:

  1. The altitude of the mountain peak was over 20,000 feet.
  2. The altitude of the airplane was monitored during the flight.
  3. The altitude of the satellite was adjusted for optimal coverage.
  4. The altitude of the hill was a challenge for the hiker.
  5. The altitude of the building was a factor in its design.
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