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altitud
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altitud(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (elevation above sea or ground level)
a. altitude
El pueblo andino está ubicado a una altitud de 2,200 metros sobre el nivel del mar.The Andean town is located at an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level.
b. height
Los paracaidistas se arrojaron del avión a una altitud de 5,500 metros.The skydivers jumped out of the airplane at a height of 5,500 meters.
2. (vertical measurement)
a. height
El rascacielos tiene una altitud de 320 metros.The height of the skyscraper is 320 meters.
3. (elevated region)
a. height
Cuando los locales están en las altitudes, mastican hojas de coca para no apunarse.When the locals are in the heights, they chew coca leaves to prevent mountain sickness.
4. (astronomy)
a. altitude
A esta hora del día, el sol se encuentra a una altitud de 45 grados.At this time of the day, the sun has an altitude of 45 degrees.
5. (geometry)
a. altitude
¿Cómo mido la altitud de este triángulo?How do I measure the altitude of this triangle?
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altitud
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. altitude
altitud por encima del nivel del maraltitude above sea level
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altitud
(Aeronáutica) height; altitude; (Geografía) elevation
a una altitud de at a height o altitude of
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