Definition of 'height'


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1. The highest point or maximum degree.

2. The vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).

3. The distance from the base of something to the top.

4. Sussex an area of land at the top of a cliff.

5. Stature, especially of the human body.

6. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall.

7. The highest or most advanced degree; the zenith.

8. The point of highest intensity; the climax.

9. Obsolete Arrogance; hauteur.

10. Archaic Loftiness of mind.

11. A hill, mountain, or other piece of ground that stands out from the surrounding land.

12. A high point or position.

13. Elevation above a given level, as of the sun or a star above the horizon; altitude. synonym: elevation.

14. The highest or uppermost point; the summit or apex.

15. Obsolete High rank, estate, or degree.

16. Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.

17. The condition of being high; elevated position.

18. The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of an animal, especially of a man; stature.

19. Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition

20. [Obs.] aloud.

21. Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.

22. That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain.

23. obsolete Degree of latitude either north or south.

24. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

25. Elevation of degree or of condition; eminence of quality, character, rank, etc.

26. That which has highness; an elevation; an eminence, especially of land; a hill, mountain, or precipice: often in the plural: as, to ascend a height; the Heights of Abraham at Quebec.

27. Upward; aloft; on high.

28. Latitude; degree of distance from the equator, whether north or south.

29. Highness; elevation; altitude; stature; vertical distance or angular elevation from a base or a level, or any point of reckoning: as, the height of a tree, a mountain, or a tower.

30. The highest part; the top; hence, culmination; the highest degree; the highest point to be attained or desired: as, the height of a fever; the height of fashion.


1. And he proved he has a great head for heights.

2. He covered ten yards with three big strides to gain maximum height from the jump off his strongest leg.

3. We haven't hit the same heights.

4. We enter our twenties bursting with ambition, keen to scale the heights in our careers.

5. Although the general standard of the rematch was patchy, some games hit new creative heights.

6. I can't wait to hit the shops and buy clothes for my new height.

7. I'm not a great one for heights.

8. But try it in Perth in the height of summer and your whites won't be white for long.

9. I'm at the height of fashion, not swinging from a sale rail.

10. The height of summer is definitely a good time to get out of work mode.

11. He does not deserve the opprobrium that has been heaped on him from great heights.

12. She hit new heights but dredged the depths of old despair.

13. Dad always said that he liked the height of comfort without a trace of luxury.

14. Then there is the sheer height and weight.

15. It is also less expensive than at the height of the season.

16. Visitors under one metre in height enter the park free of charge.

17. There are hundreds of ivy varieties of different heights with varying shapes and sizes of leaves.

18. The research does not suggest that dinosaurs were shorter in length or height.

19. Well then you are the height of fashion.

20. These curves show the gain in height for each year from birth through adolescence.

21. This took a fair amount of getting used to for a man scared of heights.

22. Nor can mutual aid arrangements meet the urgent need at the height of a crisis.

23. It is the height of summer and yet nobody is within sight.

24. Many of them are lured by stories of the substantial gains made at the height of the boom.

25. Its only source of food at these extreme heights is stray insects that are blown up the mountainside by the wind.

26. His designs suit different body shapes and heights, and they look amazing on all of us.

27. He was of medium height, stocky with a rather florid complexion and powdered hair.

28. height rather than distance is key, with pressure applied by chasing attackers.

29. Has failed to hit heights and present form suggests that won't change.

30. This raises the question of whether their height affects their body mass index, which is used to determine obesity.

31. These are designed to withstand being dropped from great heights, as well as survive abuse from rain and sand.

32. VarCopy (& ppm + headerLength, & data, width * height) ppm_new (width, height, colors) header = P6 ` n%width% % height% ` n%colors% ` n headerLength: = strlen (header) varsetcapacity (ppm, width * height + headerLength, 1); a zero here in 3rd parameter causes problems.

33. It spits out the information in an array, which you access using the list function in this line: list ($width, $height, $type, $attr) = getimagesize ($ImageName); Width and height of the image are returned as integers in pixels.

34. System. out.println (A person with weight "+weight+" lbs and height "+height+" inches has bmi =

35. His 6ft 7in height is complemented by an imposing set of muscles and natural athleticism, and he bowls with an aristocratic high action at speeds close to 90mph.

36. Of course not – that would be like saying an increase in height is evidence of evolution and the power of RM&NS.

37. This stability in height is rather surprising, however, considering how much more globalized is the pool of athletes from which the NBA is now drawn.

38. Though the lack of a couple of inches in height is keeping Sweetney from being viewed as one of the draft's premier players, Thompson believes his toughness should outweigh the thought that he is undersized.

39. Away up on the top of a pile of rocks, some hundred feet in height, is the oldest church of the three.

40. (It's working, and the height is adjustable, but it can't be raised to the ideal height because the connecting cable's too short.)

41. ‘She was average in height, about five foot five at most, though she was no less beautiful for this.’

42. ‘The dead man was aged between 25 and 45, was five feet ten in height, weighed ten-and-a-half stones and had dark brown wavy hair.’

43. ‘The stone is about twelve feet in height and four in breadth with the hole near the top.’

44. ‘Battling with dance partners measuring 12 to 15 feet in height, if she steps on their toes, as opposed to a polite shove, Tracy has several tonnes of water landing on her.’

45. ‘The core drills measured nearly three feet in height and were found with several hammers and saws.’

46. ‘One stone approximately a foot in width and length and half a foot in height was thrown to the opposite side of the road around 20 metres away.’

47. ‘The police described the man as white, in his early twenties, of average build and five foot eight in height.’

48. ‘Conor is five foot six inches in height and he is of medium build and has short brown hair.’

49. ‘This vessel measures 8.2 cm in height and has a volume of only 200 ml.’

50. ‘When building homes, dusky-footed wood rats heap sticks into protective piles that may reach several feet in height and width.’

51. ‘This hardy evergreen has glossy, leathery fronds and gradually will reach 3 feet or more in height and width.’

52. ‘It stood some seven feet in height and was the size of a bull.’

53. ‘Around the courtyard were trees that stood fifteen feet in height set an exact distance apart from each other.’

54. ‘Each pole measured about 30 feet in height according to Chuck.’

55. ‘The collection ranges in size from the miniature to those over five feet in height.’

56. ‘The palace is a façade, which is fifty feet in height and a mere one-foot in width.’

57. ‘The frail and stunted tribesmen averaged only about five feet in height and were neither typically Chinese nor Tibetan.’

58. ‘The fence was discussed in detail but the developers have the right to make minor alterations without applying for planning permission, and putting up a fence, as long as it is less than six feet in height, is one of them.’

59. ‘Police described the man as Asian, of about five feet seven inches in height, about 30-years-old, wearing beige combat trousers and a white T-shirt.’

60. ‘Under five feet in height, maybe German or Swiss, an ordinary looking man about 20-25 years, he walked with a pronounced limp.’

61. ‘Climate is in turn controlled not only by latitude but also by height above sea level.’

62. ‘Consider, first, a fairly crude altimeter, a device used for measuring altitude or height above sea level.’

63. ‘It is a long way, and the average height above sea level is more than 2000 metres.’

64. ‘In 1962, tidal levels reached 3.01m above ordnance data level, the height above sea level.’

65. ‘The music is after all not trying to tell us something factual, like the population or the height above sea level, which would lose its value if we did not know which city it referred to.’

66. ‘Atmospheric pressure varies depending on the height above sea level.’

67. ‘However, due to the presence of stilt roots, samples were not collected at the base of the tree, but at 130 cm height above ground level.’

68. ‘Its height above water level gives Mike, the captain, a perfect vantage point from which to scan the water for dorsal fins breaking the surface.’

69. ‘However, if the dam lacks adequate width or height above water level, a problem may develop.’

70. ‘The law of conservation of energy tells us that a boulder at rest on the edge of a cliff has potential energy in an amount equal to the amount of work it took to raise the boulder to that height from ground level.’

71. ‘Safety concerns limited its height above the ground and other features.’

72. ‘He hung the bundle from an overhanging branch of a sycamore, where it dangled lazily at head height above the ground.’

73. ‘She was just in time to see the plane lift from the ground, slowly gaining height, tipping and turning so that she feared it would flip over.’

74. ‘I took off as normal, concentrated on getting the glider established above hill top height before attempting to get into the pedals.’

75. ‘They will be spending the next seven months training for the trip, which will see them trekking for up to 12 hours a day and climbing to a height of 4,200 metres above sea level.’

76. ‘For gravel pads, we estimated thickness of gravel (i.e., its height above surrounding tundra).’

77. ‘A compressed gas system allows the mast to be extended to a maximum height of 10 metres above ground level, providing a clear, wide view of a traffic scene.’

78. ‘Shading on the display as well as grid lines on the ground give the pilot a sense of movement in flight and height above terrain.’

79. ‘If you want to be independent, go to any promontory, headland or peninsula that has deep water close inshore and allows you to stand on a cliff a good height above water level.’

80. ‘The entire apparatus was elevated to a height of 50 cm above the floor level.’

81. ‘The most significant outcome is weakening of the skeleton leading to fractures, loss of height, impaired quality of life and even death.’

82. ‘I always stipulate: stand tall, use your height.’

83. ‘I'm not very tall, but what height I do have is mostly legs.’

84. ‘The straps of his backpack braced his shoulders, making him seem even taller than his considerable height.’

85. ‘She noticed that she also created the impression of being taller than her actual height…’

86. ‘You want the material to be at least the full height of the tallest person in your home who's likely to take cover behind it.’

87. ‘The genetic trawl will not be looking for physical characteristics, such as colouring or height, but at particular genes that were thought to be common in Vikings.’

88. ‘It's height grows taller and it's muscles grow bigger.’

89. ‘He was tall about my height or taller with long blonde hair and dark green eyes.’

90. ‘Michael was at his full height again, taller than Jessica.’

91. ‘All of this is compounded if you're my height or taller.’

92. ‘He was a tremendous two handed puncher who could box and dictate with his jab and knew how to utilize his height and reach versus taller and shorter opponents.’

93. ‘The word invokes the vertical dimension of an entity; specifically, an entity is tall if its height exceeds by some unspecified amount the norm for that kind of entity.’

94. ‘And keep in mind that with our long growing season, mature height is often taller than what's printed on the plant tag.’

95. ‘She drew herself up to her full height, standing tall and proudly.’

96. ‘She was tall, nearly my height, and very thin, but she carried herself with an unrestrained grace that appealed to me.’

97. ‘At approximately 45 ft, the tail height was nearly as tall as the first four floors of the building.’

98. ‘They were of similar height, both tall and dark-haired, both wearing baseball caps and blue jeans.’

99. ‘He was tall, that was for sure - at least a head taller than the standard height in the community.’

100. ‘Mow when the grass blades are about one-third taller than the recommended height.’

101. ‘A mum-of-two is planning a daring jump out of a plane - despite being terrified of heights.’

102. ‘They split into three units, posted themselves on heights overlooking the trail.’

103. ‘With some stunts requiring her to withstand six times the force of gravity, her fear of heights was soon forgotten.’

104. ‘Marian has also indirectly experienced two accidents involving heights, adding to her phobia.’

105. ‘They perform a mixture of ballet and acrobatics at vertiginous heights.’

106. ‘Now I'm afraid of heights so this was quite the adventure but my motto is if it's got to be done, it's got to be done.’

107. ‘My daughter is beginning to not show any fear of heights or dark places.’

108. ‘A little over a year ago, I faced the biggest fear that I have to face on a regular basis: heights.’

109. ‘Wendy isn't afraid of heights but was made a little nervous by Mark's antics and kept a firm hold of the kid.’

110. ‘Almost half of all deaths in construction last year involved falls from heights.’

111. ‘Ten minutes of B.A.S.E. jumping might not be for people lacking a head for heights.’

112. ‘This was when we discover that my dear friend, trusted driver and car owner had a fear for heights.’

113. ‘It hasn't exactly cured my fear of heights but it has relieved it a bit.’

114. ‘Sue, 45, a technical advisor, is scared of heights but said that the abseil was worth it.’

115. ‘As a non-driver and non-swimmer with a terrible head for heights, I am quite big on fear.’

116. ‘By 1998, he was the most popular British prime minister in recorded history, still at the height of his honeymoon period.’

117. ‘She was at the height of the initial period of her career and once more every single song on the album is alive.’

118. ‘Ostensibly, the theme of the exhibit was the effect of colonialism on Africa, particularly at the height of the colonial period.’

119. ‘Check-in staff and baggage handlers walked out at the height of the peak Summer season, as schools started breaking up for the holidays, over a dispute on new working practices.’

120. ‘And small wonder that, at times, the queue to cross the border by car looks like a major UK city at the height of the evening rush hour.’

121. ‘Just look at these pictures from last night at the height of the hurricane.’

122. ‘Even at the height of midday, all of the restaurants were boarded up, all of the stores were boarded up.’

123. ‘Power went off across a large part of York city centre at the height of last night's rush hour, bringing chaos as traffic lights failed.’

124. ‘Mr Smith slept on the premises for two nights at the height of the flooding, having food ferried in by boat.’

125. ‘Could showgoers be reasonably expected to attend a trade show in these dangerous times, especially at the height of the year-end holiday season?’

126. ‘Rather it's expected to elevate us to great heights over the next couple of weeks.’

127. ‘They elevate the usual twisting evasiveness of politicians to new heights.’

128. ‘Pop bands started to come up and some such bands grew to scale new heights in the music world.’

129. ‘They're taking intellectual property protection to ridiculous new heights.’

130. ‘It's supposed to be an African grand project taking the continent to greater heights.’

131. ‘Alienation has surely reached new heights when it can be sold as entertainment.’

132. ‘The event reached heights that it had never previously dreamed of, never mind reached.’

133. ‘She now smiles with satisfaction as she looks back on a whirlwind two months that took her to new heights.’

134. ‘He said the presence of the gallery across the road from the new parliament could spur it to new heights of art appreciation.’

135. ‘His ability to write scripts at once funny and sad has lifted him to heights occupied by very few of his peers.’

136. ‘At the height of the boom it would have achieved around €12,500 more.’

137. ‘At the height of its popularity, 350,000 visitors poured through the doors every year.’

138. ‘Are they, for example, the height of London street fashion?’

139. ‘A lady of the utmost integrity, Celia commanded the height of regard and respect throughout the region.’

140. ‘From the height of urban iniquity we move to the ultimate city stillness.’

141. ‘It has become apparent that sending her to that country would be the ultimate height of hilarity.’

142. ‘The ultimate height of absurdity was that he ended up entertaining the man for breakfast!’

143. ‘For Powell to try and lecture on democracy is the height of hypocrisy.’

144. This mountain reaches a height of 2500 feet above sea level.

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