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Definition of "high-altitude" []

  • Occurring at or from a relative high altitude (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "high-altitude" in a sentence
  • "The congressionally mandated Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack called a high-altitude nuclear EMP one of the few ways an enemy could inflict "catastrophic" damage on the United States -- a fact Broad never mentions."
  • "The doctor feared he was developing a potentially deadly condition called high-altitude cerebral edema."
  • "When the group climbed down, he was examined at a clinic, where it was determined he was suffering from another condition known as high-altitude pulmonary edema, or excess fluid in the lungs."