"Altitude" is a word in ENGLISH
The perpendicular distance from the base of a figure to
the summit, or to the side parallel to the base; as, the altitude of a
triangle, pyramid, parallelogram, frustum, etc.
Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular
elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground, or above
a given level, or of one object above another; as, the altitude of a
mountain, or of a bird above the top of a tree.
The elevation of a point, or star, or other celestial
object, above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical circle
intercepted between such point and the horizon. It is either true or
apparent; true when measured from the rational or real horizon,
apparent when from the sensible or apparent horizon.
Height of rank or excellence; superiority.
Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.
Height of degree; highest point or degree.
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"Waiter ! Have you got frogs' legs ? " "No, sir, I always walk this way"
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