Definition Of altitude


the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.

flight data including airspeed and altitude

Example Of altitude

  • A scale along the staff showed the altitude , or angle above the horizon, of the body.

  • Air at very high altitude smells completely different to lower altitudes .

  • Also, on any given day the Sun circles the sky at the same apparent altitude .

  • Apparently, the altimeters built into some Casio watches can be modified to detonate bombs at certain altitudes .

  • At high altitudes , the thin air makes it hard to breathe unless the cabin is pressurized.

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