An example of elevation is a plane flying at 36,000 feet above the ground.
An example of elevation is a pope being raised to the position of saint.
An example of elevation is a ballet dancer leaping three feet in the air.
The slow elevation of body temperature.
Her elevation among scholars.
The ridge rises to an elevation of 3,000 feet.
The hill is the highest elevation around here.
A passage noted for its elevation of style.
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Origin of elevation
- From Old French elevation, from Latin elevatio.