Definition of "Elevation" :
noun: the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
"His elevation to cardinal."
noun: drawing of an exterior of a structure
noun: (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
"A dancer of exceptional elevation."
noun: distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
"There was snow at the higher elevations."
noun: the event of something being raised upward
"An elevation of the temperature in the afternoon."
noun: a raised or elevated geological formation
noun: angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
noun: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development