Meaning of HEIGHT in English
n.1 the measurement from base to top or (of a standing person) from head to foot.
2 the elevation above ground or a recognized level (usu. sea level).
3 any considerable elevation (situated at a height).
4 a a high place or area. b rising ground.
5 the top of something.
6 Printing the distance from the foot to the face of type.
7 a the most intense part or period of anything (the battle was at its height). b an extreme instance or example (the height of fashion).
Phrases and idioms:
height of land US a watershed.
Etymology: OE hehthu f. Gmc
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012