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level British & World English

A horizontal plane or line with respect to the distance above or below a given point

A level British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) a qualification in a specific subject typically taken by school students aged 16-18, at a level above GCSE. The equivalent in Scotland is the Higher

C-level British & World English

Denoting the executive level of a corporation

O level British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) a qualification in a specific subject formerly taken by school students aged 14-16, at a level below A level. It was replaced in 1988 by the GCSE

S level British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) an examination formerly taken together with an A level in the same subject, but having a more advanced syllabus

A2 level British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) an examination or pass at A2 level, representing the second component of an A-level qualification

AS level British & World English

(In the UK except Scotland) an examination or pass at advanced subsidiary level, representing the first component of an A level qualification

bi-level British & World English

Having or functioning on two levels; arranged on two planes

eye level British & World English

The level of the eyes looking straight ahead

low-level British & World English

At or of a level below that which is normal or average

sea level British & World English

The level of the sea’s surface, used in reckoning the height of geographical features such as hills and as a barometric standard

top-level British & World English

Of the highest level of importance or prestige

Abney level British & World English

A kind of clinometer consisting of a sighting tube, spirit level, and graduated scale

entry-level British & World English

(Of a product) suitable for a beginner or first-time user; basic

lower-level British & World English

At or of a level that is lower in position or status

split-level British & World English

(Of a building) having a room or rooms higher than others by less than a whole storey

third-level British & World English

Relating to or denoting education at a college or university

water level British & World English

The height reached by the water in a reservoir, river, storage tank, or similar

upper-level British & World English

At or of a level that is higher in position or status

high-level British & World English

At or of a level above that which is normal or average

energy level British & World English

The fixed amount of energy that a system described by quantum mechanics, such as a molecule, atom, electron, or nucleus, can have

ground level British & World English

The level of the ground

be level pegging in level British & World English

Be equal in score or achievement during a contest

level-headed British & World English

Calm and sensible

spirit level British & World English

A device consisting of a sealed glass tube partially filled with alcohol or other liquid, containing an air bubble whose position reveals whether a surface is perfectly level

trophic level British & World English

Each of several hierarchical levels in an ecosystem, consisting of organisms sharing the same function in the food chain and the same nutritional relationship to the primary sources of energy

higher-level British & World English

At or of a level that is higher in position or status

advanced level British & World English

fuller form of A level.

ordinary level British & World English

fuller form of O level.

on the level British & World English

Honest; truthful

level crossing British & World English

A place where a railway and a road, or two railway lines, cross at the same level

confidence level British & World English

The probability that the value of a parameter falls within a specified range of values

mean sea level British & World English

The sea level halfway between the mean levels of high and low water

find its level in level British & World English

(Of a liquid) reach the same height in containers which are interconnected

find one's level in level British & World English

(Of a person) reach a position that seems appropriate in relation to one’s associates

find its level British & World English

(Of a liquid) reach the same height in containers which are interconnected

subsistence level British & World English

A standard of living (or wage) that provides only the bare necessities of life

find one's level British & World English

(Of a person) reach a position that seems appropriate in relation to one’s associates

be level pegging British & World English

Be equal in score or achievement during a contest

level off/out in level British & World English

Begin to fly horizontally after climbing or diving

level with in level British & World English

Be frank or honest with (someone)

level of attainment in level British & World English

A rating of the ability of a school pupil, on a scale of 1 to 10

level of attainment British & World English

A rating of the ability of a school pupil, on a scale of 1 to 10

a level playing field in level British & World English

A situation in which everyone has a fair and equal chance of succeeding

do one's level best British & World English

Make all possible efforts

a level playing field British & World English

A situation in which everyone has a fair and equal chance of succeeding


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