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A cuboid demonstratin the dimensions lenth, weenth, an hicht

Heicht is the measurement o vertical distance, but haes twa meanins in common uise. It can aither indicate hou "taw" something is, or hou "heich up" it is. For ensaumple "The hicht o the building is 50 m" or "The hicht o the airplane is 10,000 m". When uised tae describe hou heich something lik an airplane or muntain peak is frae sea level, hicht is mair eften cried altitude. Heicht is measurt alang the vertical (y) axis atween a specified pynt an anither pynt.