- angle of elevation.
- the distance above a datum level.
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Rising temps also pull in competing predators like common leopards, which previously avoided the chilly heights in favor of forested hunting grounds at lower elevations.How a 19-year-old lion fathered 35 cubs in 18 months|Tom McNamara|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Next, the team plans to look for genetic changes that might have equipped these animals to survive at high elevations.A South American mouse is the world’s highest-dwelling mammal|Jack J. Lee|July 29, 2020|Science News
The last row is nearly 33 feet closer and just a few feet higher in elevation.
That elevation was similar to other “jewel box” parks of the early 20th century.
However, due to the elevation, it is influenced by surrounding climates.
Elevation sends radio stations two versions of the songs: one, complete, three to four minute version.The Government Is Using Subliminal Songs To Scare Immigrants|Caitlin Dickson|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Variables like weather, azimuth, elevation, crude launchers, and rocket viability quickly add up.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of the gender-variant male types were stigmatized; being regarded as women was hardly an elevation in social status.
There are dozens of fitness gadgets on the market that can measure movement, heart rate, elevation, and even body temperature.
Being a thousand miles from the ocean and at a ten thousand elevation, our snowflakes are mostly air.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard|The Daily Beast|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The elevation of temperature within certain limits, hastens the separation.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
The elevation and delicacy, the sense and seriousness, the beauty and perfection of the whole are astonishing.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
The plateau, at an elevation of eighteen hundred feet above the level of the sea, sloped down toward the south.Five Weeks in a Balloon|Jules Verne
An inch or two to the left would have plumped it right aboard, for the elevation is just right.With the Dyaks of Borneo|F. S. Brereton
The imperial fort, too, was built upon an elevation of 750 feet; it is incredible that it should be so totally submerged.Off on a Comet|Jules Verne