altitude englannista suomeksi
(quote-journal)| title=Fantasy of navigation| passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.
A vertical distance.
The distance measured perpendicularly from a figure's vertex to the opposite side of the vertex.
Height of rank or excellence; superiority.
- Whoever has an ambition to be heard in a crowd, must press, and squeeze, and thrust, and climb, with indefatigable pains, till he has exalted himself to a certain degree of altitude above them.
Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.
(RQ:Scott Guy Mannering)
Highest point or degree.