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EL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does EL mean? 

EL (noun)
  The noun EL has 2 senses:

1. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
2. a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

  Familiarity information: EL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EL (noun)


Sense 1EL [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

ALT; EL; altitude; elevation

Hypernyms ("EL" is a kind of...):

angular position (relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established)


Sense 2el [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

elevated; elevated railroad; elevated railway; overhead railway; el

Hypernyms ("el" is a kind of...):

railroad; railroad line; railway; railway line; railway system (line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "el"):

big dipper; chute-the-chute; roller coaster (elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines))


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