Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Height: hypsometer.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From Greek hupsos, height, top; see upo in Indo-European roots.

Examples

  • Helfet is most famous for his designs of Jaguar's F-type concept and XK220 and brings his expertise to South Africa's nascent domestic car industry.

    Muti

  • Only stars of particular spectral types (from early K through G through late F-type main sequence stars) had any chance of habitable planets.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • The third Key-Hole bird didn't have a satellite assigned yet, but the last pass over Leninsk showed another F-type booster being fueled on the pad.

    Red Storm Rising

  • He called up the first one, had perhaps ten seconds to read what appeared on the screen: dates of delivery lor shipments of Chinese F-type fighter planes, Russian Tupolev-22M bombers, T-72 tanks, SAM-13 antiaircraft missiles, American F-15 fighters, Lockheed SR-71 supersonic jets, Badger computerized flamethrowers, Python-600 mortars, Deyrael hand-held antitank bazookas; the list seemed endless.

    The Kaisho

  • Early hypotheses as to the nature of Epsilon Aurigae was that it is a F-type supergiant star with a mass of over 15 solar masses.

    Ars Technica

  • The 1.4 L, 1.6 L "Energy", 1.8 L "F-type" petrol and 1.9 L diesel engines were shared with the hatchback range.

    WN.com - Business News

  • L "Energy", 1.8 L "F-type" petrol and 1.9 L diesel engines were shared with the hatchback range.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Tümer has now been detained in an F-type prison for almost a year, with no clear charges being brought against her.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • The delegation visited the F-type High-Security Closed Prison on the island of Imralı, in order to examine the conditions under which Abdullah Öcalan and other inmates of the establishment were held.

    APA

  • She has been detained since then at the F-type (maximum security) Sincan's Women's Prison in Ankara.

    Front Line

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