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a combining form with the meaning “high,” used in the formation of compound words: altigram, altitude.
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Origin of alti-
Middle English <Latin alti- combining form of altus high
Words nearby alti-
altho, althorn, Althorp House, although, Althusser, alti-, altigraph, altiloquent, altimeter, altimetry, Altiplano
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How to use alti- in a sentence
And then there was a burst of “gemiti, sospiri ed alti guai.”
And then there was a burst of ‘gemiti, sospiri ed alti guai.’
The four faces of the base were ornamented with alti-rilievi.
Askar hêde al fon Rêintja fornommen, that tha Twisklandar forsta mêst alti in fiandskip ånd faitha wêron.The Oera Linda Book|Anonymous
The other indication is the name Alti Mermer (the six columns) given to a quarter in the same neighbourhood.
British Dictionary definitions for alti-
indicating height or altitudealtimeter
Word Origin for alti-
from Latin altus high
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