minimum elevation


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minimum elevation

[′min·ə·məm ‚el·ə′vā·shən]
(ordnance)
Lowest elevation of a weapon at which the projectile will safely clear an obstacle between the weapon and the target.
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As elsewhere, coastal construction is subject to minimum elevation requirements.
Minimum elevations were observed in the north-east and in the central west and southwest parts (Fig.

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