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absolute altitude

noun, Aeronautics
1.
the vertical distance between a flying aircraft, rocket, etc., and the point on the earth's surface directly below it, as measured by an electronic altimeter (absolute altimeter)
Origin of absolute altitude
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • That absolute altitude recording was a joy to read; it meant a definite relationship with the world.

    Brood of the Dark Moon Charles Willard Diffin

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