heights heights  /ˈhaɪts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a high place

Usage(s):

  • Many inexplicable accidents have been attributed to the lack of physical adaptability of pilots in the rarefied air and intense cold of great heights.

News

  1. Laurel Heights home designed by Julia Morgan

    Laurel Heights home designed by Julia Morgan Set on the largest lot on Jordan Avenue in Laurel Heights, this four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Tudor was designed by famed Bay Area architect Julia Morgan and includes an enclosed rear garden. The property includes a separate one-bedroom carriage house that can accommodate two cars in its garage, as well as several more on its concrete pad and driveway ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Sterling Heights suspect accused of killing 4 women admits lying to detective

    A Sterling Heights man, accused in the deaths of four women, admitted in court Thursday that he lied to police during their investigation.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Trickery and a trip through the woods not enough for pair to elude police

    DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Two men were arrested after they led police on an hourlong foot chase through woods near Outer Drive and Ann Arbor Trail at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Dearborn Press & Guide

Quotes

  1. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the other US senator for West Virginia, said that Byrd had risen "from humble beginnings in the southern coalfields" and "triumphantly rose to the heights of power in America. But he never forgot where he came from nor...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: Edmonton Journal

  2. "He's done it before, so when you've done something before, you feel like you can do it again," Els said. "And at his lofty heights, in his mind, he feels it's doable. He's got a great record here at Augusta. He's been playing great, so his...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Ernie Els Source: Houston Chronicle

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