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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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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.
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.
Islamabad -- According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 47% claim to have an approximate height of 5.
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.
A young man with a predicted adult height of 63 inches after 5 years will have an adult height of 65 inches--still short by most measures.
Between his ascension in 1713 and his death in 1740, Frederick more than doubled the ranks of the Prussian army--from a considerable 38,000 men to an intimidating 83,000--but the figure that concerned him most was not the size of his army but the height of his soldiers.
If height is a permitted ground of discrimination, there is no complaint if an employer expresses a preference for a certain height of employee.
and the height scale origin is set to the mean height of the image.
This requirement meant that the new tower's floor to floor height would have to match Bush Tower's floor to floor height of 13'-9".
After clearing the initial height of 28 feet, he was unable to get over 31 feet, nipping the bar with his front tire on his first attempt and the back tire on his final try.
n] in a gravitational field can rise to the maximum height of [z.
For both ramps, the starting height of 100 cm gave the highest ending position.
Before World War II, men in the United States stood head and sometimes shoulders over the rest of the world at an average height of 5 feet, 10 inches.
Bonde adds that loaders have to be able to lift the required material density to the required height; therefore the height of the vehicles used to transport the material should be taken into account, as should the height of the hoppers and conveyors on size-reduction and processing equipment.