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altitude

al·ti·tude

altitude

 
pronunciation:
ael tih tud
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part of speech: noun
definition: the height of a thing above earth or above sea level.
The pilot flew at a higher altitude than usual to avoid the clouds.
synonyms:
elevation, height
similar words:
tallness
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  measurement, mountain
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The word altitude contains the following parts:
alt Latin root that means high