height

Part of speech: noun

Distance above a base; altitude.

Part of speech: noun

An eminence.

Part of speech: noun

The acme; extreme degree.

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Usage examples "height":

  1. For in a certain sense it seems to reach an even greater height than Thompson's poetry. - "Personality in Literature", Rolfe Arnold Scott-James.
  2. They looked up at the height above them; they looked back at the vision behind. - "The Pool in the Desert", Sara Jeanette Duncan.
  3. I know it is very difficult when you cannot see your own pistol, but you can soon learn to trust to your arm to come up to the right height and in the right direction. - "Colonel Thorndyke's Secret", G. A. Henty.