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the height of (something)

The pinnacle of something; the highest level of something. With three number one hits just this year, the artist is at the height of his success. What the banks did to precipitate the financial crisis was the height of greed.
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The city government has created a committee that would approve the height of buildings to be constructed in the city.
Original height of mandibular ridge (b) was taken as being 3 times the distance from the inferior boundary of the mandible to the lower boundary of the mental foramen (Wical and Scoope14 method).
The sources said the civic agency was likely to allow the height of buildings in Blue Area to 700 to 800 feet.
As an example, he gave the population of Serbia, which has a higher average height of the people, but the social factors are similar to those in Bulgaria.
The height of the Sahiwal cows at spine region is higher than at withers.
Background: Change in height of the limb not only increases the length of nerve but also causes gradual tapering of nerve with decrease in fiber diameter and myelination.
On the other-hand, height of standing stubbles should also be less than seed row spacing in cereals because taller stubbles may cause clogging (Green and Poisson, 1999).
Mass media pounced on the survey results, mainly about Dutch men being the tallest people in the planet, with an average height of 183 cm or 6 feet; and Guatemalan women being the shortest with an average height 149.4 cm or 5 feet and 8 inches.
THE average Brit is more than four inches taller than a century ago, according to the biggest global study of people's height, More than 800 scientists worked on studying the height of more than 18million people.
The height of men and women in Britain has increased by around 11 cm over the past century, while the height of US men and women has risen by 6 cm and 5 cm.
According to press statement issued on Wednesday, 16% claimed to have an approximate height of 5.6-6 feet, and 14% mentioned their approximate height to be 4.6-5 feet.
And with a vanity height of nearly 124m within its architectural height of 321m, the Burj Al Arab has the highest non-occupiable-to-occupiable height ratio among supertall buildings, with 39% of its height is non-occupiable.
The average height of European men grew by a surprising 11 centimetres from the early 1870s to 1980, reflecting significant improvements in health across the region, according to new research published on Monday.