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e luh vay shuhn

  • n  the event of something being raised upward
    an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
  • n  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
  • n  angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • n  a raised or elevated geological formation
  • n  distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
    there was snow at the higher elevations
  • n  (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
    a dancer of exceptional elevation
  • n  drawing of an exterior of a structure
  • n  the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
    his elevation to cardinal

  • WOMAN OF THE YEAR Book by Peter Stone; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb In ballet, elevation means the height of a dancer's leap and seeming.
  • 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.
  • Relative to the elevation of their Eminences Cardinals-designate Hayes of New York and Mundelein of Chicago, the following transpired last week while they traveled on the .
News & Articles

  • 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).
    June 12, 2013 - Denver Post
  • 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”.
    June 11, 2013 - INDOlink
  • 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.
    June 6, 2013 - The Christian Post

  • Bill Clinton in FOXNews
    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...
  • Josh Towers in Forbes
    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."
  • Thomas Hartmann in International Herald Tribune
    I feel like it's an elevation, a promotion, because it recognizes ...... the exponential growth of the commissions,Hartmann said.

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