ALTITUDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALTITUDE
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 n.  elevation especially above sea level; height
Classic Sentence:
1  And besides, when a man is elevated in that odd fashion, he has no proper foundation for his superior altitude.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
2  If he possessed the power to arrest any wandering eye when exhibiting the glories of his altitude on foot, his equestrian graces were still more likely to attract attention.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
Example Sentence:
1  The airliner flew at an altitude of 20000ft.
2  The high desert plains are beautiful and have a more temperate climate, but for some people, the altitude is a health problem.
3  The touristic village “Le Campole” lies on a tableland close to the Apennine chain of Campania, at an altitude of 650 meters.
4  It was the most stunning surprise of the decade, and so profound was the sensation that it lifted the new hero up to the judicial one's altitude, and the school had two marvels to gaze upon in place of one.
5  A big problem during the preparation of the world's largest helium balloon has forced the manned balloon altitude record attempt to be stopped.
6  Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
7  Apart from the low altitude bombing, the mission was considered routine.
8  The plane made a dive to a lower altitude.
9  The plane took off and climbed to cruising altitude.