Translation of "elevation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌel.ɪˈveɪ.ʃən/ us

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.

formal the height of a place above the level of the sea

altura, altitud
Atmospheric pressure varies with elevation and temperature.
The crop is not grown at high elevations/above an elevation of 1,000 metres.

formal a hill

The flagpole stands on a small elevation in front of the building.

[ no plural ] formal the fact of being given a more important position

His elevation to the presidency of the new republic was generally popular.

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