- Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular
elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground, or above
a given level, or of one object above another; as, the altitude of a
mountain, or of a bird above the top of a tree.

- The elevation of a point, or star, or other celestial object, above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between such point and the horizon. It is either true or apparent; true when measured from the rational or real horizon, apparent when from the sensible or apparent horizon.

- The perpendicular distance from the base of a figure to the summit, or to the side parallel to the base; as, the altitude of a triangle, pyramid, parallelogram, frustum, etc.

- Height of degree; highest point or degree.

- Height of rank or excellence; superiority.

- Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.

- The elevation of a point, or star, or other celestial object, above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between such point and the horizon. It is either true or apparent; true when measured from the rational or real horizon, apparent when from the sensible or apparent horizon.

- The perpendicular distance from the base of a figure to the summit, or to the side parallel to the base; as, the altitude of a triangle, pyramid, parallelogram, frustum, etc.

- Height of degree; highest point or degree.

- Height of rank or excellence; superiority.

- Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.