Definition of sea level in English:

sea level


  • The level of the sea's surface, used in reckoning the height of geographical features such as hills and as a barometric standard.

    ‘it is only 500 feet above sea level’
    Compare with mean sea level
    • ‘Considering that Amsterdam is situated two meters below sea level, the Dutch have really done a magnificent job of incorporating nature into the function and aesthetics of the city.’
    • ‘The South Pole Observatory was established at the geographical south pole at 2837 m above sea level in 1957 as part of the International Geophysical Year.’
    low-lying, ground-level, sea-level, flat
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sea level