altitude

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radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target 3d radar , three-dimensional radar
maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight absolute ceiling
adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) acclimation , acclimatisation , acclimatization
any habitation at a high altitude aerie , aery , eyrie , eyry
instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation altazimuth
altitude-measuring instrument altimeter
cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles altocumulus , altocumulus cloud
stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles altostratus , altostratus cloud
well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward artesian well
star altitude, instrument for measuring astrolabe , sextant
bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed base
situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance bird's eye view , panoramic view
maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions) ceiling
(meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds ceiling
flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction chandelle
cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples cirrocumulus , cirrocumulus cloud
thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude cirrostratus , cirrostratus cloud
wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles) cirrus , cirrus cloud
event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.) climb , climbing , mounting
visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude cloud
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