alti-


a combining form with the meaning “high,” used in the formation of compound words: altigram, altitude.

Nearby words

  1. altho,
  2. althorn,
  3. althorp house,
  4. although,
  5. althusser,
  6. altigraph,
  7. altiloquent,
  8. altimeter,
  9. altimetrical,
  10. altimetrically

Also alto-; especially before a vowel, alt-.

Origin of alti-

Middle English < Latin alti- combining form of altus high

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British Dictionary definitions for alti-

alti-

combining form

indicating height or altitudealtimeter

Word Origin for alti-

from Latin altus high

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