Translation of height in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (tallness — of object) of average heightwhat height are you? she drew herself up to her full heightde estatura or de talla mediana1.2 countable or uncountable (above ground, sea level) to gain/lose height (Aviation)se irguió cuan alta eraat a height of 2,000m above sea levelganar/perder alturaa una altura de 2.000m sobre el nivel del marExample sentences1.3 uncountable (being tall) height is a major advantage for a basketball player
la altura or ser alto es una gran ventaja para un jugador de baloncestoExample sentences
- Climate is in turn controlled not only by latitude but also by height above sea level.
- Consider, first, a fairly crude altimeter, a device used for measuring altitude or height above sea level.
- It is a long way, and the average height above sea level is more than 2000 metres.
- The most significant outcome is weakening of the skeleton leading to fractures, loss of height, impaired quality of life and even death.
- I always stipulate: stand tall, use your height.
- I'm not very tall, but what height I do have is mostly legs.
- 2 (culmination, peak) (no plural) to be at the height of one's power/famewhen the battle/storm was at its heightestar en la cima or en la cumbre or en la cúspide de su ( or mi etc) poder/famaat the height of the recession/seasonen plena batalla/tormentathe height of luxuryen el punto álgido de la recesión/de la temporadaen plena recesión/temporadathe height of fashionel colmo or [colloquial] el no va más del lujoit's the height of madnessel último grito (de la moda)es el colmo de la locuraExample sentences
- By 1998, he was the most popular British prime minister in recorded history, still at the height of his honeymoon period.
- She was at the height of the initial period of her career and once more every single song on the album is alive.
- Ostensibly, the theme of the exhibit was the effect of colonialism on Africa, particularly at the height of the colonial period.
- 3also: heights plural3.1 (high ground)3.2 (high places, buildings)cerros (masculine plural)cumbres (feminine plural)to be afraid of heightsalturas (feminine plural)sufrir de vértigoExample sentences3.3 (highest level) See examples: speculation rose to new o fresh heights
la especulación alcanzó nuevas cotasExample sentences
- She was average in height, about five foot five at most, though she was no less beautiful for this.
- The dead man was aged between 25 and 45, was five feet ten in height, weighed ten-and-a-half stones and had dark brown wavy hair.
- The stone is about twelve feet in height and four in breadth with the hole near the top.
- A mum-of-two is planning a daring jump out of a plane - despite being terrified of heights.
- They split into three units, posted themselves on heights overlooking the trail.
- With some stunts requiring her to withstand six times the force of gravity, her fear of heights was soon forgotten.
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