Definition of Altitudes

1. Noun. (plural of altitude) ¹

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Definition of Altitudes

1. altitude [n] - See also: altitude

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altitudes

altitude chamber
altitude disease
altitude erythraemia
altitude sickness
altitudes (current term)
altitudinal hemianopia
alto clef
alto clefs
alto relievo
alto rilievo
alto saxophone
alto saxophones

Literary usage of Altitudes

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1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1886)
"I. If at sea three simultaneous star altitudes are observed, ... IL The ship's position can be determined by a series of altitudes taken at differ. ent ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"To these he has added an address on the high altitudes of Colorado and their climates, ... The effects of high altitudes are of course very fully described. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"On Human Life at Extreme altitudes. By OH HOWARTH. The observations recorded by the author were made—(a) throughout the g mountain ranges of North America ..."

4. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"To reduce a series of altitudes or zenith distances by these tables, we take for h or £ the mean of the true altitudes or zenith distances; for a and ft the ..."

5. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"The lower temperatures found at moderate altitudes make plateaus in the tropics ... The vegetation, native and cultivated, of the higher altitudes of the ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Nine countries have promised to cooperate in the work, which includes determinations of the altitudes, directions and relative velocities of clouds. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
""A Summary of an Inquiry into the Function of Respiration at Various altitudes on the Island and Peak of Teneriffe." By WILLIAM MARCET, MD, FRS Received ..."

8. The Elements of Euclid: The Errors, by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago by Robert Simson, Euclid (1829)
"THE bases and altitudes of equal pyramids having triangular bases are reciprocally proportional: and triangular pyramids of which the bases and altitudes ..."

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