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

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