a line joining points of equal elevation on a surface.
the representation of such a line on a map.
Mathematics. a line parallel to a trace.
Compare 1 (def 11).
a line on a map or chart joining points of equal height or depth Often shortened to contour
A line on a map joining points of equal elevation above a given level, usually mean sea level. ◇ The change in elevation between one contour line and the next is the contour interval.
noun, British. 1. . noun 1. an intersection of a railroad track and another track, a road, etc., at the same level. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a point at which a railway and a road cross, esp one with barriers that close the road when a train is scheduled to pass Also called (in […]
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/dɪˈskrɪptə/ noun 1. (Brit, education) one of a set of criteria used to assess the performance of a pupil in a particular subject
[lev-uh l] /ˈlɛv əl/ adjective 1. having no part higher than another; having a flat or even surface. 2. being in a plane parallel to the plane of the horizon; horizontal. 3. equal, as one thing with another or two or more things with one another. 4. even, equable, or uniform. 5. filled to a […]
[lev-uh-ler] /ˈlɛv ə lər/ noun 1. a person or thing that .