The movement of the axis of a piece in a vertical plane; also, the angle of elevation, that is, the angle between the axis of the piece and the line o? sight; -- distinguished from direction.
A geometrical projection of a building, or other object, on a plane perpendicular to the horizon; orthographic projection on a vertical plane; -- called by the ancients the orthography.
The arrangement, proportions, and details of any vertical side or face of a building. Also: an architectural drawing showing an exterior or interior wall of a building. A building’s main elevation is usually its facade.
1) The height above sea level (altitude); 2) A geometrical projection, such as a building, on a plane perpendicular to the horizon.
The angle between the horizon and an antenna's beam.
The vertical component in aiming a cannon, used for ranging purposes. Expressed in degrees above horizontal. See also: deflection.
usually, referring to terrain data, meaning height above sea level; but also a paraline drawing of an object or scene as seen from the side
The number of degrees the antenna is pointed above the horizon.
The body’s propulsion into the air away from the floor, such as in a leap, hop, or jump.
The distance above or below the level of the ocean (sea level).
Vertical height from a defined reference datum.
An exterior face of a building; also, a drawing thereof.
A horizontal view of a building, or object, from one side.
the height of an area above sea level.
Angle between antenna beam and horizontal plane (measured in vertical plane).
The vertical distance between mean sea level and a point or object on, above or below Earth's surface.
(a) Distance above or below a prescribed datum or reference. (b) Engineering term referring to any wall view of a structure.
Motion around a horizontal axis; opposite to azimuth. Fault - A crack or break in the crust of a planet along which slippage or movement can take place.
The distance that any point on the ground is above a certain point called a datum. Elevations in Harris County range from 0 feet in the southeast by Galveston Bay to over 300 feet in the Northwest corner of the county. Back
The altitude or height above some given line or datum plane; such as sea level, low water, etc. The act of raising. The projection of an object on a vertical plane, used in drafting.
The orthographic projection of a vertical element (building wall, façade or detail such as a door or window) onto a vertical picture plane. Elevations are identified by compass reference, ie., a north elevation is the view of the wall which faces in a northerly direction.
The front view of an object. Seen as if someone was standing outside a building at street level and looking at the object (as if taking a picture). There are usually four; front, rear, left side and right side.
A measure ment in height relative to some benchmark.
The vertical distance above sea level of a ground location.
The measurement of the tilt of a satellite antenna, measured in degrees, that is required to point the antenna at the communications satellite. If, for example, the antenna were aimed at the horizon, the elevation angle would be zero (directly overhead would be 90 degrees).
1) Drawing showing one side only of a structure. 2) Vertical distance above an established level or grade.
A drawing or photograph that shows one face of a building.
height; find this on a topographic map to show the terrain
in surveying, elevation is the distance that is measured below or above a specific marker.In architecture, elevation is a diagram, sketch, or drawing of the side or the front of a structure.
The vertical height of one point on the Earth above a given plane, usually sea level.
An orthographic projection of the vertical side of a building.
An orthographic view of some vertical feature of a house. (Front, rear, side, interior elevation)
An accurate drawing depicting the side view of a rig.
The vertical distance of a point above or below the surface, usually designated as sea level
An option that allows you to change the angle at which you view a 3-D chart.
the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
(ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
drawing of an exterior of a structure
a drawing of the deck from ground level
a drawing of the side or face of the structure)
a drawing that represents a view of the finished structure as you would see it from the front, back, left, or right
a drawing that shows the client and the contractor what the exterior of a structure looks like
a picture of the front of a building, set upright and properly drawn in the proportions of the contemplated work
a two-dimensional drawing which shows a facade or side-view of a design
a view of an interior or exterior wall
Height at which the top of the pool is set in relation to other structures. The elevation of the pool usually denotes the top of the finished coping material.
A range in which the zero value of the measured variable exceeds the lower range value.
The angular distance of a satellite above the horizon. This information is used to properly position the satellite dish.
the vertical component in a 3-dimensional measurement system. Elevation is measured in reference to a fixed datum.
Distance above sea level that the point is. Necessary to determine slope and determine drainage. Example: Contour map, hydrometers.
Drawing depicting front and side views of an exhibit.
The vertical angle used in combination with azimuth to describe the location of an object in the sky. An object on the horizon has an elevation of zero. An object at the zenith has an elevation of 90°, at which azimuth becomes meaningless.
a view in orthographic projection
The outside of a specific model. A single floor plan may have multiple elevations for you to choose from, each with varying architectural styles, building materials, and exterior treatments.
() A drawing of a facade of a structure.
How high a location is above sea level
see azimuth and elevation.
A close cousin of the Azimuth, elevation refers to the height and angle (vertical axis) the satellite dish points while searching for a signal. Signal calculators will let you know what the correct elevation is. The elevation of your dish must be properly fixed in order to get the best signal possible.
Two-dimensional graphic representation of a building.
A type of architectural drawing that depicts each façade of a home when viewed straight on.
A mechanically accurate, "head-on" drawing of a face of a building or object, without any allowance for the effect of the laws of perspective. Any measurement on an elevation will be in a fixed proportion, or scale, to the corresponding measurement on the real building.
The exterior design of a building.
height (distance) above sea level
Measure of vertical length relative to a Datum
The vertical distance from a datum (usually mean sea level) to a point or object on the Earth's surface.
How high a satellite is from the horizon.
Vertical distance of a point above or below a reference surface or datum.
A scale architectural drawing showing a particular profile of a structure.
Angle between the earth's surface and a particular satellite at a given reception point (0° for horizontal and 90° for vertical).
The angular distance (up and down) of a satellite above the horizon. During installation of your DBS system, you (or the installer) can punch your zip code or latitude and longitude into the DBS receiver's setup screen and get precise elevation and azimuth angles for your location. You need this information to make sure that your dish is accurately aimed at the satellite.
The elevation is the upward tilt of a satellite dish antenna required to aim it at the communications satellite, measured in degrees. When aimed at the horizon, the elevation angle is zero.
A drawing that views a building from any of its sides; a vertical height above a reference point such as above sea level.
Two-dimensional drawing of vehicle viewed from front, side, or rear.
The Elevation angle of a satellite defines the angle between the local horizontal plane and the direction to the satellite.
The exterior architecture or design of a structure or home. Usually refers to the 'look' of the front of a home.
The elevation is a detailed architectural drawing. It provides a flat view of any exterior side of a home or a view of a single wall in a room. An elevation shows no depth.
A side of a building. The front elevation is the façade (face) of a building. Elevations are usually associated with a compass direction for clarity (such as "northeast elevation").
In Meteorology, term used to denote the height of the ground above mean sea level.
Measures how high land is. It is measured from sea level, which is at zero elevation. The elevation of Mount Everest is over 26,000 feet.
The vertical pointing angle of the antenna; 0° is horizontal, 90° is vertical.
Distance above or below average sea level.
A working drawing usually drawn to scale, showing the side view of a set or lighting rig. See plan. In the US, the term "elevation" refers to a Front elevation. A Rear elevation shows backs of scenic elements. A side view of a set is known as a "section".
The angular measure of the height of an object above the horizon; with azimuth, one of the coordinates defining celestial location and sometimes used in tracking spacecraft.
Height above mean sea level. Vertical distance above the geoid.
The sun's angle above the horizon. See also: Two-axis tracking
A scale drawing on a vertical plane of the exterior of a building.
Drawings made as though the observer were looking straight at the wall or building.
The height a diver achieves from a take-off.
The height of an object above a particular reference level, usually sea level.
The angle of the DIRECTV satellite above the horizon. It is important during set-up of the DIRECTV System and refers to the up and down adjustment of the dish antenna. Azimuth and elevation angles are displayed on a satellite receiver set-up screen given either a zip code or latitude and longitude.
The degree or distance which a section is helpd out from the head. (Graduation is a result of elevation.)
The distance above or below mean sea level.
The exterior face of your home. It also shows material used as brick, stone, limestone or cedar. It provides a flat view of any exterior side of a home or a view of a single wall in a room. An elevation shows no depth.
A scale drawing of the side, front, or rear of a structure.
How high a point or an object is above or below a datum (a reference point on the surface) - usually sea level. Elevation is also called altitude or height.
The height or level of a lake. It is measured in feet above mean sea level. See mean sea level.
The angle at which an antenna must be pointed above the horizon for optimal reception from a spacecraft.
A line drawing of a vertical portion of the structure; i.e. exterior front elevation, interior bathroom wall elevation.
The distance of a point above a specified surface of constant potential; the distance is measured along the direction of gravity between the point and the surface.
The component of sound localization that pertains to the vertical height of a sound source. Elevation cues are related to the shape of the outer ear (pinna). Elevation appears to be learned. See also azimuth.
The vertical angle for which the antenna moves upward from the horizon, pointing to the satellite.
The angle at which the satellite is pointed up. Used to aim the satellite dish at a satellite.
Is the vertical distance above or below an arbitrarily assumed level surface of curved surface every element of which is normal to the plumb line. The level surface used for reference is called datum. The datum in this case is the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).
The same as height. When referred to in transit use, the height above or below a transit instrument.
The height of a structure.
Engine horsepower ratings meet SAE J1349. Reduce these HP ratings by 3.5% for each 1000 feet, over 328 feet above sea level. This reduction in horsepower is in direct proportion to the reduction in generator KW output.
A drawing or map that shows heights and views of all buildings and structures on the site from all sides.
Any one of the external faces of a building.
The vertical distance of a point or level affixed to the surface of the earth, measured from mean sea-level.
A plan or drawing made from ground level showing the features of one side of a structure or sign.
Elevation is a series of measurements to determine the difference in height between a central point and other points.
Measure of altitude in feet, above sea level.
The vertical distance of a point above or below a reference surface, usually sea level.
A vertical distance below or above a reference surface (usually mean sea level).
The distance above mean sea level usually in meters or feet.
Angular distance of a celestial object above the horizon plane, measured on a great circle passing through the object and the zenith. Synonymous with the altitude angle. 2. In surveying, a height above mean sea level.
The angle between an antenna beam and the horizontal plane.
The actual facade (or face) of a building, or a plan showing the drawing of a facade.
The vertical reference of a site location above mean sea level, measured in feet.
The angle of the satellite antenna relative to the horizon. A satellite elevation angle is zero if pointed at the horizon and 90 degrees when pointing straight up.
An architectural drawing presenting a building as if projected on a vertical plane parallel to one of its sides.
The exterior face of a home, including the materials (like brick or stone) used on that face.
The distance above or below a vertical datum.
The angle measured in the local vertical plane between the satelliteand the local horizon. It is the vertical co-ordinate that is used to align a satellite antenna. See also Azimuth.
The upward tilt to a satellite antenna measured in degrees required to aim the antenna at the communications satellite. When. aimed at the horizon, the elevation angle is zero. If it were tilted to a point directly overhead, the satellite antenna would have an elevation of 90 degrees, depending on the offset of the antenna.
The look angle of the earth station in degrees above the horizon. 0° indicates that the satellite is level with the horizon, and 90° indicates that it is directly overhead.
The architectural term for one vertical side of a building.
a drawing of the vertical face of a building, wall, or other object. Such a drawing has no three-dimensionality and is simply a head-on view of a vertical face.
The angle above the horizon (0 degrees) and directly overhead (90 degrees).
Height above mean sea level (msl).
The up/down positioning of the satellite antenna. When you are adjusting the antenna, you can enter your ZIP code into the Point Dish and Signal Strength menu, and the display will show the approximate elevation for your antenna.
The measurement of height (expressed in feet or meters), above or below mean sea level.
Drawing depicting the final look of an element such as each side of the home.
The height above sea level of a given land prominence, such as airports, mountains, etc.
1. A measure (or condition) of height, especially with respect to the height of a point on the earth's surface above a reference plane (usually mean sea level), as "station elevation." The term altitude (e.g., "high-altitude station") and the general term "height" are also used in this sense. 2. Same as elevation angle.
The altitude of an object, such as a celestial body, above the horizon; or the raising of a portion of the Earth's crust relative to its surroundings, as in a mountain range.
The front view or views from the street as shown in the blueprint plans of a home. End Dam sed to close the ends of a subsill so the water will not leak out the ends. It makes the subsill a complete water trough allowing it to collect excess water and drain it to the exterior.
The height of a point above sea level. In Rail3D, it is measured in metres.
A measure of the upward tilt of an Earth Station antenna. An Earth Station pointing toward the horizon has zero elevation, while one pointing straight up has a 90-degree elevation.
The upward tilt to a satellite antenna measured in degrees required to aim the antenna at the communications satellite. When. aimed at the horizon, the elevation angle is zero. If it is tilted to a point directly overhead, the satellite antenna has an elevation of 90 degrees. A 90 ° elevation happens only at the equator, when the site of the earth station is directly below the satellite - at the sub-satellite point.
A drawing of the walls of one side of a building, either interior or exterior, with all lines drawn to a scale to show true vertical and horizontal dimension; also used in reference to the vertical plane of a building, as in the 'west elevation'.
One of the two measurements required in order to point your satellite dish to the proper direction and angle to receive signals for a satellite. The elevation is the vertical angle (up and down). The other measurement is azimuth. The actual angles for both depend on your physical location relative to the satellite.
Elevation is given in feet above mean sea level and is a daily average of hourly measures. At most sites this will change less than a fraction of a foot over normal operations. Elevation is measured in the forebay of a project.
The exterior view of a home design that shows the position of the house relative to the grade of the land.
An angle in the vertical plane through a longitudinal axis; height above mean sea level, usually of terrain.
(1) Vertical distance from the datum, usually mean sea level, to a point or object on the Earth's surface. Not to be confused with altitude, which refers to points or objects above the Earth's surface. (2) architectural: An orthographic projection of any object into a vertical plane.
A line drawing providing more spacial perception of a furniture layout.
The angle of a camera's sight line relative to the ground plane.
The angle in degrees at which an antenna is tilted above the horizon to acquire the signal for a given satellite. Antennas pointed at the horizon from a level surface have an elevation of 0°. Antennas pointed directly overhead from a level surface have an elevation of 90°. Equatorial antennas use an angle of 90° and this angle will decrease towards 0° as you move north or south from the equator. The highest evelation value in degrees will usually be for the satellite directly due south* of the antennas position and will fall off slightly to the east and west depending on the satellite's position in the portion of the equatorial arc visible from the antennas position.* Some satellites are positioned in what are referred to as inclined orbits. These satellites are positioned slightly north or south of the true equatorial plane. These satellites will have elevation values that will differ in correspondence with the number of degrees of inclination from the true equatorial plane.
In digital imaging software, this term refers to the height of an imaginary light source over an image. The elevation of the light works in conjunction with azimuth to generate a three-dimensional emboss effect.
Height of a structure above an established reference point.
a diagrammatic view of an object showing a vertical projection of one side only.
The distance of the subject site above or below sea level.
Surveying: The distance above or below a datum. Architecture: A sketch of the front or side of a building.
a diagram of the vertical disposition of the exterior of a building without any perspective distortion; one may also speak of an interior elevation (ATA fig. 5-18; 13-19)
A water-level expressed in terms of mean sea level. It differs from stage, which is a water-level in terms of some local datum.
The measure of height with respect to a point on the earth's surface above mean sea level. Sometimes referred to as station elevation.
(1) The drawings of the front, sides, or rear face of a building. (2) The vertical distance between the level where fluid enters a pipe and the level where it leaves. It must be added to the total discharge head if the inlet is lower than the outlet and subtracted if the inlet is higher.
The elevation of a geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point, often the mean sea level. Elevation, or geometric height, is mainly used when referring to points on the Earth's surface, while altitude or geopotential height is used for points above the surface, such as an aircraft in flight or a spacecraft in orbit.