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One entry found for altitude.
Main Entry: al·ti·tude
Pronunciation: primarystressal-tschwa-secondarystresst(y)üd
Function: noun
1 a : the angular height of a celestial object above the horizon b : the vertical distance of an object above a given level (as sea level) c : a perpendicular line from a vertex of a geometric figure (as a triangle) to the opposite side or from one side or face to a parallel side or face; also : the length of such a line
2 : an elevated region -- usually used in plural
synonym see HEIGHT

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