DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

6 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 height /ˈhaɪt, &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈhaɪtθ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 height /ˈhaɪt, ˈhaɪtθ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 高 高度

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Height n. [Written also hight.]
 1. The condition of being high; elevated position.
    Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!   --Job xxii. 12.
 2. The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of an animal, especially of a man; stature.
    [Goliath's] height was six cubits and a span.   --1 Sam. xvii. 4.
 3. Degree of latitude either north or south. [Obs.]
    Guinea lieth to the north sea, in the same height as Peru to the south.   --Abp. Abbot.
 4. That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.
 5. Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.
    Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.   --R. Browning.
    All would in his power hold, all make his subjects.   --Chapman.
 6. Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.
    Social duties are carried to greater heights, and enforced with stronger motives by the principles of our religion.   --Addison.
 7. Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.
    My grief was at the height before thou camest.   --Shak.
 On height, aloud. [Obs.]
    [He] spake these same words, all on hight.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base
           of something to the top [syn: tallness]
      2: the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were
         deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at
         their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of
         perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted
         Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his
         ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man";
         "at the top of his profession" [syn: acme, elevation,
         peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top]
      3: natural height of a person or animal in an upright position
         [syn: stature]
      4: elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's
         surface; "the altitude gave her a headache" [syn: altitude]