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local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly air hole , air pocket , pocket
brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height Alauda arvensis , skylark
instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation altimeter
height of aircraft measuring instrument altimeter
ratio of the width to the height of a tv picture aspect ratio
cedar of Lebanon and northwestern Syria that attains great age and height cedar of Lebanon , Cedrus libani
ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II Chaldaea , Chaldea
large timber tree of western North America with trunk diameter to 12 feet and height to 200 feet Chamaecyparis lawsoniana , Lawson's cedar , Lawson's cypress , Oregon cedar , Port Orford cedar
weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead clean , clean and jerk
overlook from a height command , dominate
height 30 inches common wallaby , Macropus agiles
line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height contour , contour line
flat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height; outer flowers open first corymb
broad heel of medium height on women's shoes Cuban heel
width, height, length dimension
magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height) dimension
arch whose height is less than half its width diminished arch , scheme arch , skeen arch , skene arch
(ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump elevation
ballet leap's degree of height elevation
ratio (in percent) of the maximum width to the maximum height of the face facial index
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