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ELEVATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does elevated mean? 

ELEVATED (noun)
  The noun ELEVATED has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ELEVATED used as a noun is very rare.


ELEVATED (adjective)
  The adjective ELEVATED has 2 senses:

1. raised above ground level; on elevated rails
2. raised above the ground

  Familiarity information: ELEVATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELEVATED (noun)


Sense 1elevated [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 ("elevated" 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 "elevated"):

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


ELEVATED (adjective)


Sense 1elevated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Raised above ground level; on elevated rails

Context example:

elevated railway

Similar:

overhead (located or originating from above)


Sense 2elevated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Raised above the ground

Context example:

an elevated platform

Similar:

raised (above the surround or above the normal position)


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