Translation of "elevation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌel.ɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌel.əˈveɪ.ʃən/

elevation noun (OF A BUILDING)

[ C ] specialized architecture the front or side of a building as shown on a drawing

This plan shows the front, side, and back elevations of the new supermarket. 该示意图展示的是新超市的正、侧、后三面的立视图。

elevation noun (OF A PLACE)

[ C or U ] formal the height of a place above the level of the sea

Atmospheric pressure varies with elevation and temperature. 气压随海拔和气温的高低而变化。
The crop is not grown at high elevations/above an elevation of 1,000 metres. 这种作物不宜在海拔高的/海拔高于1000米的地区种植。

elevation noun (HILL)

[ C ] formal a hill

The flagpole stands on a small elevation in front of the building. 旗杆矗立在楼前的一小块凸起的高地上。

elevation noun (IMPORTANCE)

[ U ] formal the fact of being given a more important position

His elevation to the presidency of the new republic was generally popular. 总的来说,他被推举为新共和国的总统是众望所归。

(Translation of “elevation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)