Definition of "height" []

  • The distance from the base of something to the top. (noun)
  • Elevation above a given level, as of the sun or a star above the horizon; altitude. See Synonyms at elevation. (noun)
  • The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall. (noun)
  • Stature, especially of the human body. (noun)
  • The highest or uppermost point; the summit or apex. (noun)
  • The vertical distance from the bottom or lowest part of something to the top or apex (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The vertical distance of an object or place above the ground or above sea level; altitude (noun)
  • Relatively great altitude or distance from the bottom to the top (noun)
  • The topmost point; summit (noun)
  • The angular distance of a celestial body above the horizon (noun)
  • The period of greatest activity or intensity (noun)
  • An extreme example of its kind (noun)
  • An area of high ground (noun)
  • The state of being far above the ground (noun)
  • A position of influence, fame, or power (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "height" in a sentence
  • "VarCopy (& ppm + headerLength, & data, width * height) ppm_new (width, height, colors) header = P6 ` n%width% % height% ` n%colors% ` n headerLength: = strlen (header) varsetcapacity (ppm, width * height + headerLength, 1); a zero here in 3rd parameter causes problems."
  • "It spits out the information in an array, which you access using the list function in this line: list ($width, $height, $type, $attr) = getimagesize ($ImageName); Width and height of the image are returned as integers in pixels."
  • "System. out.println (A person with weight "+weight+" lbs and height "+height+" inches has bmi ="