ALL meanings of absolute altitude

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  • noun absolute altitude the altitude of an aircraft over the surface of the land or water below 3
  • noun absolute altitude the vertical distance between a flying aircraft, rocket, etc., and the point on the earth's surface directly below it, as measured by an electronic altimeter (absolute altimeter) 1
  • noun absolute altitude (aviation) The vertical distance between the airplane and the surface below. 0
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