Altitude


Altitude
   L'altitude est une grandeur qui exprime un écart entre un point donné (une montagne, colline…) et un niveau de référence (la mer)

L'Abécédaire du Vin . . 2015.

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  • Altitude — Al ti*tude, n. [L. altitudo, fr. altus high. Cf. {Altar}, {Haughty}, {Enhance}.] 1. Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground, or above a given level, or of one object above… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Altitude — steht für die Flughöhe eines Luftfahrzeugs den Höhenwinkel in astronomischen Messungen Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Altitude (Mississippi) Altitude (Ohio) Diese Seite ist eine B …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Altitude — For other uses, see Altitude (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Attitude. Altitude or height is defined based on the context in which it is used (aviation, geometry, geographical survey, sport, and more). As a general definition, altitude… …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude — L altitude est l élévation verticale d un lieu ou d un objet par rapport à un niveau de base. C est une des composantes géographique et biogéographique qui explique la répartition de la vie sur terre. L altitude est aussi une grandeur qui exprime …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Altitude 25 — Infobox Modern building caption = Altitude 25, seen from Park Hill name = Altitude 25 location town = Croydon, London location country = ENG coordinates = architect = Devereux Architects client = Howard Holdings plc engineer = Haymills… …   Wikipedia

  • altitude — The vertical distance of a level, a point or an object considered as a point, measured from mean sea level. See also density altitude; drop altitude; elevation; minimum safe altitude; pressure altitude; transition altitude; true altitude …   Military dictionary

  • ALTITUDE — n. f. T. didactique élévation d’un lieu au dessus du niveau de la mer. L’altitude d’une montagne, d’une localité. Il se dit aussi des Endroits plus ou moins élevés au dessus du niveau de la mer et s’emploie particulièrement en termes de Médecine …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • altitude — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin altitudo height, depth, from altus high, deep more at old Date: 14th century 1. a. the angular elevation of a celestial object above the horizon b. the vertical elevation of an object above a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Altitude diving — is scuba diving where the surface is 300 meters (1,000 feet) or more above sea level (for example, a mountain lake). [cite book |title=Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, 3rd edition |last=Brylske |first=A. |year=2006 |publisher=PADI… …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude training — traditionally referred to as altitude camp, is the practice by some endurance athletes of training for several weeks at high altitude, preferably over 2,500 m (8,000 ft) above sea level, though more commonly at a lower altitude due to the lack of …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude (disambiguation) — Altitude is the height of an object over a datum.It may also refer to: *Height *Altitude (astronomy), one of the coordinates of the horizontal coordinate system *Altitude (triangle), in geometry, a triangle with a line passing through one vertex… …   Wikipedia


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