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Height vs. Heigth

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Heightnoun

The distance from the base of something to the top.

Heigthnoun

misspelling of height

Heightnoun

The vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).

Heightnoun

The highest point or maximum degree.

‘She's at the height of her career.’;

Heightnoun

A mountain, especially a very high one.

Heightnoun

(Sussex) An area of land at the top of a cliff.

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Heightnoun

The condition of being high; elevated position.

‘Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!’;

Heightnoun

The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of an animal, especially of a man; stature.

‘[Goliath's] height was six cubits and a span.’;

Heightnoun

Degree of latitude either north or south.

‘Guinea lieth to the north sea, in the same height as Peru to the south.’;

Heightnoun

That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.

Heightnoun

Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.

‘Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.’; ‘All would in his power hold, all make his subjects.’;

Heightnoun

Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.

‘Social duties are carried to greater heights, and enforced with stronger motives by the principles of our religion.’;

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Heightnoun

Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.

‘My grief was at the height before thou camest.’; ‘[He] spake these same words, all on hight.’;

Heightnoun

the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

Heightnoun

the highest level or degree attainable;

‘his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty’; ‘the artist's gifts are at their acme’; ‘at the height of her career’; ‘the peak of perfection’; ‘summer was at its peak’; ‘...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame’; ‘the summit of his ambition’; ‘so many highest superlatives achieved by man’; ‘at the top of his profession’;

Heightnoun

natural height of a person or animal in an upright position

Heightnoun

elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface;

‘the altitude gave her a headache’;

Height

Height is measure of vertical distance, either vertical extent (how something or someone is) or vertical position (how a point is). For example, or .

‘tall’; ‘high’; ‘The height of that building is 50 m’; ‘The height of an airplane in-flight is about 10,000 m’;

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