Definition of “elevation” - English Dictionary

“elevation” in British English

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elevationnoun

uk /ˌel.ɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌel.əˈveɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “elevation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“elevation” in American English

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elevationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌel·əˈveɪ·ʃən/

height above the surface of the earth, or an area that is higher than the surrounding land:

[ C ] At higher elevations, the air is colder.

(Definition of “elevation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)