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Altitude 1Definition: Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground, or above a given level, or of one object above another; as, the altitude of a mountain, or of a bird above the top of a tree.
Altitude 2Definition: The elevation of a point, or star, or other celestial object, above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between such point and the horizon. It is either true or apparent; true when measured from the rational or real horizon, apparent when from the sensible or apparent horizon.
Altitude 3Definition: The perpendicular distance from the base of a figure to the summit, or to the side parallel to the base; as, the altitude of a triangle, pyramid, parallelogram, frustum,
Altitude 4Definition: Height of degree;
highest point or degree.
Altitude 5Definition: Height of rank or excellence; superiority.
Altitude 6Definition: Elevation of
spirits; heroics; haughty
altitude 7Definition: elevation especially above sea level or above the
earth''s surface; "the altitude gave her a headache"
altitude 8Definition: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
altitude 9Definition: the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to opposite vertex (or side if parallel)