elevation elevation  /ˌɛ lə ˈveɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the event of something being raised upward
  2. (n) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
  3. (n) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
  4. (n) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
  5. (n) angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  6. (n) a raised or elevated geological formation
  7. (n) (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
  8. (n) drawing of an exterior of a structure

Usage(s):

  1. His elevation to the leadership resulted in Labor immediately overtaking the Liberal-National Coalition government in opinion polls a lead it hasn't relinquished since.
  2. Meanwhile, species that already live at the highest elevations have no place to go, except perhaps to extinction.
  3. The average elevation is a little more than 3 ft.

News

  1. Day 4 for Ride the Rockies 2013: Pagosa Springs to Alamosa

    The day 4 route for Ride the Rockies 2013 starts in Pagosa Springs and ends in Alamosa. The route is 91 miles total with a ride through Wolf Creek Pass (10,850 Ft in elevation).
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Modi’s elevation beginning of BJP’s degeneration: Cong

    NEW DELHI: Congress today said the elevation of Narendra Modi as BJP’s election campaign committee chief is the beginning of its “complete degeneration” and described L K Advani’s resignation from key party posts as one of the “repercussions”.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: INDOlink

  3. Elevation Church Pastor Steven Furtick Announces Father's Death

    "My Dad is with the Lord. Love you forever LTrain. You finished strong. Take your rest, and do your dance. Let the wild hog eat. I'll make you proud," Elevation Church Pastor Steven Furtick wrote of his father Larry Furtick via social media Wednesday night after he passed away from ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

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Quotes

  1. "I get this," Clinton said. "My view is ...... why say, ever, anything bad about a person? Why don't we like them and celebrate them and be happy for her elevation to the ticket? And just say that she was a good choice for him and we disagree...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: FOXNews

  2. "Every pitch seemed to be up," Towers said. "Everything was high and up, and that's when you get in trouble. Elevation is a sign of fatigue."
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Josh Towers Source: Forbes

  3. "I feel like it's an elevation, a promotion, because it recognizes ...... the exponential growth of the commissions," Hartmann said.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Thomas Hartmann Source: International Herald Tribune

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