Definition of HEIGHT

noun : HEIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top ;

  • 2. (

    ) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession" ;

  • 4. (

    ) elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; "the altitude gave her a headache" ;

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