Meaning of ELEVATION in English

el ‧ e ‧ va ‧ tion /ˌeləˈveɪʃ ə n, ˌelɪˈveɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [singular] a height above the level of the sea

elevation of

The road climbs steadily to an elevation of 1,400 feet.

2 . [uncountable] formal an act of moving someone to a more important rank or position

elevation to

her sudden elevation to international stardom

3 . [uncountable and countable] formal an increase in the amount or level of something:

a sudden elevation of blood pressure

4 . [countable] technical an upright side of a building, as shown in a drawing done by an ↑ architect (=person who plans buildings) :

the front elevation of a house

5 . [countable] technical the angle made with the ↑ horizon by pointing a gun:

The cannon was fired at an elevation of 60 degrees.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.