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Definition of Height

Height

  1. The condition of being high; elevated position.
  2. The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of animal, especially of a man; stature.
  3. Degree of latitude either north or south.
  4. That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.
  5. Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preeminence or distinction in society; prominence.
  6. Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.
  7. Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.

Height Quotations

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
Casey Stengel

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Robert Frost

Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
Jasmine Guy

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
Barack Obama

The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
Phillips Brooks
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Height Translations

height in Dutch is hoogte
height in Finnish is korkeus
height in French is pointure, hauteur, altitude
height in Italian is altitudine, grossezza, elevazione
height in Latin is sublimitas
height in Portuguese is altura, altitude

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