Above Ground Level (AGL)

Technology / Aviation / Above Ground Level (AGL): Altitude expressed as feet above the ground or terrain. It is usually set to indicate the airport field elevation during the pre-takeoff checklist.

Other Words for Above

Above Preposition Synonyms: on, on (the) top of, upon, over, atop
Above Adverb Synonyms: overhead, on high, aloft, in the sky or heavens

Other Words for Ground

Ground Adjective Synonyms: earth, soil, turf, sod, dirt, loam, clay, land, terrain
Ground Noun Synonyms: base, establish, organize, found, settle, set

Other Words for Level

Level Noun Synonyms: horizontal, prone, supine
Level Adjective Synonyms: even, smooth, plane, uniform, plain, flat, flush, straight, true
Level Verb Synonyms: aim, point, draw a bead, direct, train, focus

Lowest-Observed-Adverse-Effect Level (LOAEL)

Health / Disease / Lowest-Observed-Adverse-Effect Level (LOAEL): The lowest tested dose of a substance that has been reported to cause harmful (adverse) health effects in people or animals. MORE

Mean Diurnal Tide Level (MDTL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Diurnal Tide Level (MDTL): A tidal datum. The arithmetic mean of mean higher high water and mean lower low water. MORE

Low Level Jet (LLJ)

Science / Weather / Low Level Jet (LLJ): Strong winds that are concentrated in relatively narrow bands in the lower part of the atmosphere. It is often amplified at night. The southerly wind over the US Plains states during spring and summer MORE

Loan Forfeiture Level

Business / Agriculture / Loan Forfeiture Level: The lowest market price that a processor must receive before concluding that forfeiting pledged sugar to the Commodity Credit Corporation is more profitable than selling the sugar. In practice, USDA h MORE

Lifting Condensation Level (LCL)

Science / Weather / Lifting Condensation Level (LCL): The height at which a parcel of moist air becomes saturated when it is lifted dry adiabatically. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Line-Level: Standard +4 dbu or -10 dbv audio levels. Used in communicating standard signals between processing devices, such as : receiver to equalizer, or equalizer to amplifier. MORE