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Aheight
Aheight A*height", adv. [Pref. a- + height.] Aloft; on high. [Obs.] ``Look up aheight.' --Shak.
Breastheight
Breastheight Breast"height`, n. The interior slope of a fortification, against which the garrison lean in firing.
Heightener
Heightener Height"en*er, n. [Written also hightener.] One who, or that which, heightens.

Meaning of Height from wikipedia

- Height is measure of vertical distance, either vertical extent (how "tall" something or someone is) or vertical position (how "high" a point is). For example...
- Below are two tables which report the average adult human height by country or geographical region. With regard to the first table, original studies and...
- Human height or stature is the distance from the bottom of the feet to the top of the head in a human body, standing erect. It is measured using a stadiometer...
- Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an African-American civil rights and women's rights activist. She focused on the issues of African-American...
- The metacentric height (GM) is a measurement of the initial static stability of a floating body. It is calculated as the distance between the centre of...
- typography, cap height is the height of a capital letter above the baseline for a particular typeface. It specifically is the height of capital letters...
- A height gauge is a measuring device used for determining the height of objects, and for marking of items to be worked on. These measuring tools are used...
- Height can significantly influence success in sports, depending on how the design of the sport is linked to factors that are height-biased due to physics...
- x-height, or corpus size, is the distance between the baseline and the mean line of lowercase letters in a typeface. Typically, this is the height of...
- intended here as enclosed structures with continuously occupiable floors and a height of at least 340 metres (1,120 ft). Such definition excludes non-building...