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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...
- 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...
- self-reported height tends to be taller than its measured height, although the overestimation of height depends on the reporting subject's height, age, gender...
- Fundal height, or McDonald's rule, is a measure of the size of the uterus used to ****ess fetal growth and development during pregnancy. It is measured...
- In various scientific contexts, a scale height, usually denoted by the capital letter H, is a distance over which a quantity decreases by a factor of e...
- 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...
- Geopotential height or geopotential altitude is a vertical coordinate referenced to Earth's mean sea level, an adjustment to geometric height (altitude above...
- The Height (Russian: Высота, Translit.: Vysota) is a 1957 Soviet drama film produced at Mosfilm and directed by Aleksander Zarkhi after the novel of the...
- x-height, or corpus size, is the distance between the baseline and the mean line of lower-case letters in a typeface. Typically, this is the height of...
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