Science / Geology / Elevation: The vertical distance between mean sea level and a point or object on, above or below Earth's surface.

Other Words for Elevation

Elevation Noun Synonyms: swelling, lump, wen, eminence, prominence, hill, height, rise
Elevation Adjective Synonyms: altitude, height

Boiling Point Elevation

Science / Chemistry / Boiling Point Elevation: The boiling point of a solution is higher than the boiling point of the pure solvent. Boiling point elevation is a colligative property. MORE

Station Elevation

Science / Weather / Station Elevation: The vertical distance above mean sea level that is the reference level for all current measurements of atmospheric pressure at that station. MORE

Elevation Sheet

Business / Construction / Elevation Sheet: The page on the blue prints that depicts the house or room as if a vertical plane were passed through the structure. MORE


Business / Real Estate / Elevations: Just as surface rights must be identified, surveyed and described, so must rights to the property above the earths surface. In the same way land may be measured and divided into parcels, the air itsel MORE

Midextreme Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Midextreme Tide: An elevation midway between extreme high water and extreme low water occurring in any locality. MORE

High Water Mark

Science / Tides and Currents / High Water Mark: A line or mark left upon tide flats, beach, or along shore objects indicating the elevation of the intrusion of high water. The mark may be a line of oil or scum on along shore objects, or a more or l MORE