an abnormal fear of heights; acrophobia.
a fear of heights, high places
Latin altus ‘high’
a cloud of a class characterized by a generally uniform gray sheet or layer, lighter in color than nimbostratus and darker than cirrostratus: of medium altitude, about 8000–20,000 feet (2450–6100 meters). Historical Examples alto-stratus is a grey or bluish veil through which the sun and moon are faintly visible, occasionally giving rise to coronæ. Sounding […]
wholly; entirely; completely; quite: altogether fitting. with all or everything included: The debt amounted altogether to twenty dollars. with everything considered; on the whole: Altogether, I’m glad it’s over. in the altogether, Informal. nude: When the phone rang she had just stepped out of the bathtub and was in the altogether. Contemporary Examples altogether, it […]
a performer on the saxophone. noun a person who plays the alto saxophone
a city in SW Illinois. a male given name. Contemporary Examples It only takes one glance of Alton’s Ebola Survival Handbook to recognize the real threat: him. The Sham, Scaremongering Guide to Ebola Abby Haglage November 19, 2014 In this “news” segment, Megyn Kelly discussed Alton Nolan, the Oklahoma man who allegedly beheaded a woman […]