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height

(Maximum), noun culmination, end, extreme, extremity, high point, limit, maximum, perfection, top, utmost, zenith

height

(Measurement), noun altitude, angular measurement, ceiling, distance upward, elevation, expanse, extent, extent upward, highest part, length, tallness, uppight distance, vertex
Associated concepts: height restrictions in construction
See also: ceiling, culmination, elevation, eminence, pinnacle, primacy
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They show that regardless of your maximum height, the loss of height over time is also an important indicator for other health issues as we age.
He reserves special contempt for those who perpetuate height bias through the cosmetic use of human growth hormone (hGH) on their children despite uncertain health risks.
Unless the lack of height was caused by some malformation at birth, such as dwarfism, or some medical disorder, shortness would not be a disability under the legislation.
Rob started the world's first celebrity height watch after an argument over Mel Gibson's size.
Considering the heights that were being cleared, it almost seemed like they could reach up and touch the message left behind by the airplane.
A direct measurement of the spatial density distribution in the neutron standing wave above a mirror is preferable compared to its study using a scatterer with a variable height.
By adding sandpaper to the ramp, the marble rolled to a lower ending height.
Anthropometric historians, people who actually make careers out of studying the cultural subtext of human height, believe that height could be an uber-indicator of social welfare, a physical composite of the factors that demonstrate a society's well-being.
George Chancy, JCB's compact equipment product marketing manager, says, "If in fact they need to raise the material up to a certain height to dump or to discharge, the machine obviously has to clear the minimum height requirement.
Height through the early childhood events that shaped her perception of democracy and through every significant movement led by and on behalf of black people in America--including the 1963 March on Washington and the 1995 Million Man March.
But the customer molds primarily HDPE and so uses almost exclusively the mid-range dam height of 0.
To find a tree's total points, AMERICAN FORESTS uses the following calculation: Trunk circumference (in inches) + Height (in feel) + 1/4 of its average crown spread (in feet) = Total points