- n.高度，海拔; 高地; 身高; 绝顶，顶点
- 复数: heights;
His height was a decided advantage in the job.
Plot a graph of height against age.
His height gives him an inbuilt advantage over his opponent.
His height had increased by 2.5 cm.
I think it's the height of bad manners to be dressed badly.
I have never had a complex about my height.
At the height of her career, Orson Welles dubbed her "the most exciting woman in the world".
He was in the middle of his tenure as Oxford Professor of Poetry and at the height of his fame.
They grow to a height of 12 ins — give or take a couple of inches.
At the height of the summer season there can be up to 42,000 people in Benidorm.
They were almost the same height and they moved perfectly in step.
A few simple precautions can be taken, for example ensuring that desks are the right height.
He was average height, average build, with mousy hair and a forgettable face.
At the speed and height at which he was moving, he was never more than half a second from disaster.
We work hard to reach new height.
The dwarf's long arms were not proportional to his height.
The city is a height of three hundred feet above sea level.
Very big waves dashed over the sea wall at the height of the storm.
His great height fitted him for team games.
It's the height of madness to sail at the height of the storm.
As we gained height, the ground receded from view.
She was frightened by the height of the cliff.
The platform was elevated to a height of five feet.
Prices rise to a great height.
The editor at once sent the journalist a telegram instructing him to find out the exact number of steps and the height of the wall.
He and I are of the same height.
The dam is 50 metres in height.
They two are about the same height.
Again, in Colombian, a speaker of English would have to know that when he indicates height he most choose between different gestures depending on whether he is referring to a human being or an animal.
If he keeps the palm of the hand parallel to the floor, as he would in his own culture when making known the height of a child, for example, he will very likely be greeted by laughter, in Colombia this gesture is reserved for the description of animals
In a study that will appear in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Plant's team tested 229 students during the height of the Obama fever.
If you climb to 10000 feet, stay at that height for a day or two.
Or if you do climb higher sooner, come back down to a lower height when you sleep
At heights of over 18000 feet, people may be climbing in a constant daze（恍惚）.
In the first move of its kind, all travelers will be forced to stand on both sides of escalators on the London underground as part of a plan to increase capacity at the height of the rush hour.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
It explores the heights with Go Ape, the high wire forest adventure course, or journey beneath the earth at Poole's cavern.
2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
The city planner decided to build an underground drainage system, but there simply wasn't enough difference between the height of the ground level and the water level.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文收起真题例句
1. the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
2. 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"
3. natural height of a person or animal in an upright position
4. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface;
"the altitude gave her a headache"
heighten 提高, 升高
altitude, height, elevation