de altura
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de altura(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (dimension)
a. tall
Esteban es jugador de baloncesto profesional y mide dos metros de altura.Esteban is a professional basketball player and he's two meters tall.
b. high
El puente tiene 300 metros de altura.The bridge is 300 meters high.
c. in height
Las dimensiones de la habitación son dos metros de altura, cinco metros de ancho y seis metros de largo.The room dimensions are two meters in height, five meters in width, and six meters in length.
d. above sea level
Este puerto de montaña tiene 1,300 metros de altura.This mountain pass is 1,300 meters above sea level.
e.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es una buena playa para practicar el surf porque hay olas de hasta 30 metros de altura.It's a good beach to go surfing because it has waves with a height of up to 30 meters.
El pico más alto de la cordillera tiene 2,500 metros de altura.The highest peak in the mountain range has an altitude of 2,500 meters.
2. (nautical)
a. deep-sea (fishing)
Estos pueblos costeros viven principalmente de la pesca de altura.These coastal towns live mainly on deep-sea fishing.
b. seagoing (ship)
¿Suelen ser los pesqueros de altura más grandes que los pesqueros de bajura?Are seagoing fishing boats usually bigger than inshore fishing boats?
c. oceangoing (ship)
Este remolcador de altura ha participado en numerosas operaciones de salvamento en alta mar.This oceangoing tug has taken part in numerous rescue operations on the high seas.
3. (important)
a. high-end
Su padre tiene un cargo de altura en la empresa y movió los hilos necesarios para conseguirle el trabajo.His father has a high-end post in the firm and pulled the necessary threads to get him the job.
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