elevated elevated  /ˈɛ lə ˌveɪ tɪd/


  1. (n) a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
  2. (adj) raised above the ground
  3. (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
  4. (adj) increased in amount or degree


  1. Surprisingly, the Ascent is not for technophiles of any kind, not even those of elevated financial status.
  2. Yet decades later she was elevated to the status of pulp goddess.


  1. Certain inflammatory biomarkers associated with increased risk of COPD exacerbations

    Simultaneously elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein, fibrinogen and leukocyte count in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were associated with increased risk of having exacerbations, even in those with milder COPD and in those without previous exacerbations, according to a study in the June 12 issue of JAMA.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. 5 things to know about carbon monoxide

    Elevated levels of carbon monoxide are responsible for three deaths in in the same hotel room in Boone, North Carolina. The source of the gas was unknown, officials have said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. North Carolina hotel deaths blamed on carbon monoxide

    BOONE, N.C., June 11 (UPI) -- Elevated carbon monoxide levels are being blamed for the deaths of an 11-year-old boy and an elderly couple at a Best Western in Boone, N.C., police said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "The increased turbulence of recent weeks partly reversed some of the improvement in market functioning over the late part of September and October," Kohn said. "Should the elevated turbulence persist, it would increase the possibility of...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: KPLC-TV

  2. "When President Nixon needed to replace a vice president who had resigned in scandal, he naturally turned to a man whose name was a synonym for integrity," Bush said in his remarks. "And eight months later, when he was elevated to the...
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Thank you for your concerns," Wetteland said in a statement sent out by the team. "My wife and I are very appreciative of the over and above care of our local officers and paramedics. The circumstances leading to my elevated blood pressure...
    on Nov 12, 2009 By: John Wetteland Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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