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  ( heights    plural  )
1       n-var   The height of a person or thing is their size or length from the bottom to the top.  
oft with poss, amount in N, N of amount  
I am 5'6'' in height..., The wave here has a length of 250 feet and a height of 10 feet..., He was a man of medium height.     
2       n-uncount   Height is the quality of being tall.  
She admits that her height is intimidating for some men.     
3       n-var   A particular height is the distance that something is above the ground or above something else mentioned.  
...a test in which a 6.3 kilogram weight was dropped on it from a height of 1 metre...     
4       n-count   A height is a high position or place above the ground.  
I'm not afraid of heights.     
5       n-sing   When an activity, situation, or organization is at its height, it is at its most successful, powerful, or intense.  
at N with poss   (=peak)  
During the early sixth century emigration from Britain to Brittany was at its height...     
6       n-sing   If you say that something is the height of a particular quality, you are emphasizing that it has that quality to the greatest degree possible.  
the N of n     (emphasis)    The hip-hugging black and white polka-dot dress was the height of fashion...     
7       n-plural   If something reaches great heights, it becomes very extreme or intense.  
with supp, oft adj N, N of n  
...the mid-1980s, when house prices rose to absurd heights...     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    altitude, elevation, highness, loftiness, stature, tallness  
2    apex, apogee, crest, crown, elevation, hill, mountain, peak, pinnacle, summit, top, vertex, zenith  
3    acme, dignity, eminence, exaltation, grandeur, loftiness, prominence  
4    climax, culmination, extremity, limit, maximum, ne plus ultra, ultimate, utmost degree, uttermost  
1    depth, lowness, shortness, smallness  
2    abyss, base, bottom, canyon, chasm, depth, lowland, nadir, ravine, valley  
3    moderation, smallness, tininess, triviality  
4    low point, minimum, nadir  

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dizzy heights, heighten, headlight, hen night

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