Translation of altitude in Spanish:

altitude

Pronunciation: /ˈæltətuːd; ˈæltɪtjuːd/

n

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  • 1.1 (height) altitud (f) (before n) altitude sickness mal (m) de alturas or de montaña, soroche (m) (Andes) , apunamiento (m) (CS) , puna (f) (Chi)
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    • The material soaks up water that freezes at altitude and can cause delamination that may not be readily visible.
    • Both nations have struggled in recent years while playing at altitude, where the thin air hands an advantage to those acclimatised to the conditions.
    • Most people don’t sleep well at altitude.
    1.2 (place) (often pl) altitud (f) at these altitudes a estas altitudes 1.3 [Math] altura (f)
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    • Let y be the altitude of the triangular cross section of the wedge in Figure 6a cut by a plane at distance x from the base.
    • This is a good deal like having a theory that tells us that the area of a plane figure is one-half the base times the altitude, without telling us for what figures this holds.

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