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ALTAlternative (USENET newsgroup prefix)
ALTAlternate
ALTAltitude
ALTAlto
ALTAlteration
ALTAlternating
ALTAssociation for Learning Technology
ALTAlanine Aminotransferase
ALTAltimeter
ALTAlgorithmic Learning Theory (Conference)
ALTRadar Altimeter (SEASAT, GEOS-3)
ALTAssistant Language Teacher
ALTArgon Laser Trabeculoplasty
ALTAlanine Amino Transferase (medical)
ALTAdvanced Learning Technologies
ALTAcquisition, Logistics, and Technology (US Army)
ALTAccelerated Life Testing
ALTAlternative Lengthening of Telomeres (cells)
ALTAccelerated Life Test
ALTAltus AFB (Altus, OK)
ALTApproach and Landing Test
ALTAssociation for Linguistic Typology
ALTAllocation Logement Temporaire (French: Temporary Housing Allowance)
ALTAboriginal Lands Trust (Department of Indigenous Affairs)
ALTAdministrative Lead Time
ALTAnarchists, Lunatics and Terrorists (apocryphal origin of newsgroup hierarchy)
ALTAnti Leech Tracker
ALTAchievement Level Test
ALTAssociation for Local Telecommunications
ALTArmy Liaison Team
ALTAmarillo Little Theatre (Amarillo, TX)
ALTAssociazione per la Lotta Alla Trombosi e Alle Malattie Cardiovascolari (Italian: Association to Combat Thrombosis and Cardiovascular Disease; est. 1986)
ALTAutomatic Link Transfer
ALTAirborne Laser Tracker
ALTAdvanced Lightning Technology
ALTAer Lingus Teoranta
ALTAutomatic Line Testing (Nortel)
ALTAlanina Amminotrasferasi (Italy)
ALTActive Leap Technology
ALTATM Link Termination
ALTAssociazione Italiana per la Lotta Alla Trombosi
ALTAnalog Line Termination
ALTAll Legal Transitions
ALTAsynchronous Line Test
ALTAutomatic Line Thresholded
ALTAlarms and Telemetry (Sprint)
ALTAljamiado Learning Technologies (est. 2001)
ALTAssistant Leader Trainer
ALTAirsoft Lunel Team (French Airsoft group)
ALTAcquisition Lead Time
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And upward, accordingly, went the pilgrims of the Great Carbuncle, now treading upon the tops and thickly-interwoven branches of dwarf pines, which, by the growth of centuries, though mossy with age, had barely reached three feet in altitude.
It is conjectured by some that the whole country may originally have been of the altitude of these tabular hills; but through some process of nature may have sunk to its present level; these insulated eminences being protected by broad foundations of solid rock.
Though some of these rise to the region of perpetual snows, and are upwards of eleven thousand feet in real altitude, yet their height from their immediate basis is not so great as might be imagined, as they swell up from elevated plains, several thousand feet above the level of the ocean.
In about ten minutes after starting, the barometer indicated an altitude of 15,000 feet.
They could not be compared, of course, with the vast, level, direct, iron-grooved causeways upon which the Egyptians conveyed entire temples and solid obelisks of a hundred and fifty feet in altitude.
Doubtless, the height of the tower, seated as it was on the hill-top, the rushing of the ceaseless wind, the hypnotic effect of the lofty altitude of the speck in the sky at which he gazed, and the rushing of the paper messengers up the string till sight of them was lost in distance, all helped to further affect his brain, undoubtedly giving way under the strain of beliefs and circumstances which were at once stimulating to the imagination, occupative of his mind, and absorbing.
As such she compared him with herself; and at every discovery of the abundance of his illuminations, and the unmeasurable, Andean altitude of his, she became quite dejected, disheartened from all further effort on her own part whatever.
No sound of conflict reached our ears, for in the rarefied atmosphere of our great altitude no sound wave could penetrate; they were dissipated in thin air far below us.
The shape and altitude of the lighted windows, the whisper of the laurels on either hand, the very feel of the gravel underfoot, were at once familiar to my senses as the sweet, relaxing, immemorial air that one drank deeper at every breath.
We sailed along the shore of the island of Pico, under a stately green pyramid that rose up with one unbroken sweep from our very feet to an altitude of 7,613 feet, and thrust its summit above the white clouds like an island adrift in a fog!
So he moderated the flame of his cylinder, and the balloon, in a few moments, had descended to an altitude only three hundred feet above the soil.
At last his keen eyes picked up the ship flying at a considerable altitude far in the east.