Definition Height

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Definition

the height: the tallness, the stature the altitude; the highest point
noun
I'm afraid of heights is an expression which means "I suffer from vertigo".
heights can also be used to refer to neighborhoods situated high above sea level: Crown Heights, Shaker Heights, Monterey Heights.

The height of Mount Everest is 8,848 meters. It's the tallest mountain in the world.
My height is 6 feet 2 inches. I'm quite tall for my age.

Pronunciation examples
UK: This company is capable of reaching the greatest heights.
US: My height is 6 foot 2 inches.

Examples

  • "This year's conference will take place in the Kennedy Suite at the Boston Heights Conference Center (Boston, Massachusetts) on the 21st of August, 2010."
  • "21 Sutro Heights Avenue"
  • "I am confident that by working together we can reach new heights in customer service!"
  • "Merced Heights: 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom Spacious Condo"
  • "Physical description: (Age) 19 (Height) 5.8 M (Weight) 2367 KG (additional information) LOVES SUDOKU"
  • "Height: 1m60"
  • "I earn a six-figure salary, I'm a former model, and have my own two-bedroom apartment in Pacific Heights."
  • "Address: APARTMENT B, 21 SUTRO HEIGHTS AVENUE, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94121"
  • "The ceiling height is 14 feet, and the apartment comes fully furnished."
  • "Reaching new heights in budget air travel"

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