elevation difference

elevation difference

[‚el·ə′vā·shən ‚dif·rəns]
(ordnance)
The change in elevation which must be applied to a particular gun when firing data are being received from a base piece or other directing point.
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Designed with urban environments in mind, the structure features a small footprint to minimize conflicts with other utilities and needs only minimal elevation difference between the inlet and outlet pipe.
With an elevation difference of 1,439 meters, atmospheric pressure, temperature, weather and other conditions vary significantly between the start and finish.
Greater Elevation Difference - Owners can reach extra zones with an enhanced reach of 131 feet indoor unit to indoor unit and 360 feet elevation between outdoor and indoor units.
Saydam's arguments boil down to this: There is a 30-centimeter elevation difference between the Black Sea, which is fed by rivers, and the Sea of Marmara, which is fed by the salt water of the Mediterranean.
The Peace Conduit scheme as envisaged by the bank would take advantage of the gravity flow of the water, an effect of the more than 417-metre elevation difference between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea.
18 to challenge the roughly 4,600 km loop course circling around the country, a grueling course with a maximum elevation difference of about 2,000 m.
Usually, they designate an elevation difference of 20 feet.
We want to take advantage of the elevation difference between our sources of water on the Leicester side and the Holden side of our system," Mr.
If the house is located outside the flood zone, the likelihood for flooding is determined by calculating the elevation difference between the property and the nearest flat plain, where river and drainage channels pass through.
The first is the three-mile elevation difference between the northern lowlands and southern highlands, known as the Crustal Dichotomy, which got the name because the highlands and lowlands are underlain by thick and thin crust, respectively.
An elevation difference of 260 meters (850 feet) existed from entry (valley) to the exit (top of the bank).