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-
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Example sentences from the Web for alti
The other indication is the name Alti Mermer (the six columns) given to a quarter in the same neighbourhood.
The Constantinian line of fortifications, therefore, ran a little to the east of the quarter of Alti Mermer.
British Dictionary definitions for alti
indicating height or altitudealtimeter
Word Origin for alti-
from Latin altus high
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