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Level 1

Definition: A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of still water; this is the true level, and is a curve or surface in which all points are equally distant from the center of the earth, or rather would be so if the earth were an exact sphere.

Level 2

Definition: A horizontal line or plane; that is, a straight line or a plane which is tangent to a true level at a given point and hence parallel to the horizon at that point; this is the apparent level at the given point.

Level 3

Definition: An approximately horizontal line or surface at a certain degree of altitude, or distance from the center of the earth; as, to climb from the level of the coast to the level of the plateau and then descend to the level of the valley or of the sea.

Level 4

Definition: Hence, figuratively, a certain position, rank, standard, degree, quality, character, etc., conceived of as in one of several planes of different elevation.

Level 5

Definition: A uniform or average height; a normal plane or altitude; a condition conformable to natural law or which will secure a level surface; as, moving fluids seek a level.

Level 6

Definition: An instrument by which to find a horizontal line, or adjust something with reference to a horizontal line.

Level 7

Definition: A measurement of the difference of altitude of two points, by means of a level; as, to take a level.

Level 8

Definition: A horizontal passage, drift, or adit, in a mine.

Level 9

Definition: Coinciding or parallel with the plane of the horizon; horizontal; as, the telescope is now level.

Level 10

Definition: Even with anything else; of the same height; on the same line or plane; on the same footing; of equal importance; followed by with, sometimes by to.

Level 11

Definition: Straightforward; direct; clear; open.

Level 12

Definition: Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial; as, a level head; a level understanding. [Colloq.]

Level 13

Definition: Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.

Level 14

Definition: To make level; to make horizontal; to bring to the condition of a level line or surface; hence, to make flat or even; as, to level a road, a walk, or a garden.

Level 15

Definition: To bring to a lower level; to overthrow; to topple down; to reduce to a flat surface; to lower.

Level 16

Definition: To bring to a horizontal position, as a gun; hence, to point in taking aim; to aim; to direct.

Level 17

Definition: Figuratively, to bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.; as, to level all the ranks and conditions of men.

Level 18

Definition: To adjust or adapt to a certain level; as, to level remarks to the capacity of children.

Level 19

Definition: To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit.

Level 20

Definition: To aim a gun, spear, etc., horizontally; hence, to aim or point a weapon in direct line with the mark; fig., to direct the eye, mind, or effort, directly to an object.

level 21

Definition: structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"

level 22

Definition: a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level"

level 23

Definition: indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid

level 24

Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"

level 25

Definition: height above ground; "the water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level"

level 26

Definition: an abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"

level 27

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"

level 28

Definition: a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"

level 29

Definition: become level or even; "The ground levelled off"

level 30

Definition: talk frankly with; lay it on the line; "I have to level with you"

level 31

Definition: direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"

level 32

Definition: aim at; "level criticism or charges at somebody"

level 33

Definition: make level or straight; "level the ground"

level 34

Definition: tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"

level 35

Definition: having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"

level 36

Definition: oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level"

level 37

Definition: being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level"

level 38

Definition: not showing abrupt variations; "spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss


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