from a height

from a height
from a height phrase
from a high position

If you look down on the place from a height you can see the outline of the site.

Thesaurus: at a high position or levelsynonym
Main entry: height

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  • height — [ haıt ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount how high something is, or how tall someone is: He was about the same height as his wife. in height: a graceful tower, rising to 400 feet in height someone s full height (=their height when they stand up… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • height — W2S2 [haıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(how tall)¦ 2¦(distance above the ground)¦ 3¦(high place)¦ 4 new/great/dizzy etc heights 5 the height of something 6 be at the height of your success/fame/powers etc 7 be the height of fashion/stupidity/luxury etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • height — [hīt] n. [< earlier highth < ME heighthe < OE hiehthu (akin to Goth hauhitha) < heah: see HIGH & TH1] 1. the topmost point of anything 2. the highest limit; greatest degree; extreme; climax; culmination [the height of absurdity] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • height */*/*/ — UK [haɪt] / US noun Word forms height : singular height plural heights 1) [countable/uncountable] the degree to which something is high or someone is tall He was about the same height as his wife. in height: a graceful tower, rising to 400 feet… …   English dictionary

  • height — [[t]ha͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ heights 1) N VAR: oft with poss, amount in N, N of amount The height of a person or thing is their size or length from the bottom to the top. Her weight is about normal for her height... I am 5 6 in height... The wave here has… …   English dictionary

  • height — noun 1 how tall sb/sth is ADJECTIVE ▪ full, maximum ▪ He drew himself up to his full height and glared at us. ▪ considerable, great, towering ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Height-velocity diagram — The Height Velocity diagram or H/V curve is a graph charting the safe/unsafe flight profiles relevant to a specific helicopter. As operation outside the safe area of the chart can be fatal in the event of a power or transmission failure it is… …   Wikipedia

  • From head to foot — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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