What is Height?

Height definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
extent or distance upward: The balloon stopped rising at a height of 500 feet.
distance upward from a given level to a fixed point: the height from the ground to the first floor; the height of an animal at the shoulder.
the distance between the lowest and highest points of a person standing upright; stature: She is five feet in height.
considerable or great altitude or elevation: the height of the mountains.
Often heights. a high place above a level; a hill or mountain: They stood on the heights overlooking the valley.the highest part; top; apex; summit: In his dreams he reached the heights.

the highest point; utmost degree: the height of power; the height of pleasure.

Archaic. high rank in social status.


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