Definition of altitudinal in English:

altitudinal

adjective

  • See altitude

    • ‘However, they commonly make altitudinal movements as seasons change and in dry seasons they may move beyond their normal range in search of food.’
    • ‘Eastern birds may migrate south, but western populations are more often altitudinal migrants, moving from the mountains into nearby lowlands in winter.’
    • ‘In some regions, trees have invaded tundra, extending the altitudinal or latitudinal limit of tree growth.’
    • ‘It is unlikely that such large changes would be due to the effects of variation in altitudinal air density on flight performance.’
    • ‘Most species are sedentary, although some make nomadic wanderings and altitudinal shifts in response to food availability.’

Pronunciation

altitudinal

/altɪˈtjuːdɪn(ə)l/