What is level?

  • (verb): Make level or straight.
    Example: "Level the ground"
    Synonyms: flush, even out, even
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on level:

EverQuest - Gameplay - Classes
... Members of this group have a high number of hitpoints for their level, and may wear heavy armor ... Priest, or healer, classes have medium level of hit points per level and have access to healing and "buff" spells ...
Rank
... worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level etc ... one of { ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, jack, queen, king } A level within a ranking A level within a taxonomic hierarchy Taxonomic rank in biology (species, genus, family, etc.) ...
Peter Principle - Overview
... members of an hierarchical organization eventually are promoted to their highest level of competence, after which further promotion raises them to incompetence ... That level is the employee's "level of incompetence" where the employee has no chance of further promotion, thus reaching their career's ceiling in an organization ... "work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence." ...
Spaghetti Code - Assembly and Script Languages
... This is because they are low-level programming languages where equivalents for structured control flow statements such as for loops and while loops exist, but are often poorly understood by ... Programs written in higher-level languages with high-level constructs such as for loops (as in the second example above) are often compiled into assembly or ... When this process occurs, the high-level constructs are translated into low-level "spaghetti code" which may resemble the first example above in terms of control ...
Red Faction - Gameplay
... scripted means, or special triggered areas which would add or remove certain predefined level elements ... Faction was one of the first games to allow players unscripted level-altering possibilities ... The training level uses a much larger "empty space" object than the rocket launcher is able to produce in other circumstances, simply because tunnelling is required to ...

More definitions of "level":

  • (verb): Aim at.
    Example: "Level criticism or charges at somebody"
  • (adj): Being on a precise horizontal plane.
    Example: "A billiard table must be level"
  • (noun): A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.
    Example: "A high level of care is required"
    Synonyms: degree, grade
  • (verb): Talk frankly with; lay it on the line.
    Example: "I have to level with you"
  • (verb): Direct into a position for use.
    Synonyms: charge, point
  • (noun): Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid.
    Synonyms: spirit level
  • (adj): Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another.
    Example: "Acres of level farmland"
    Synonyms: flat, plane
  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Synonyms: degree, stage, point
  • (verb): Become level or even.
    Synonyms: level off
  • (noun): A flat surface at right angles to a plumb line.
    Example: "Park the car on the level"
    Synonyms: horizontal surface
  • (adj): Oriented at right angles to the plumb.
    Example: "The picture is level"
  • (noun): Height above ground.
    Example: "The water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level"
  • (adj): Of the score in a contest.
    Synonyms: tied, even
  • (noun): Structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building.
    Example: "What level is the office on?"
    Synonyms: floor, storey, story
  • (noun): An abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
    Synonyms: layer, stratum
  • (adj): Not showing abrupt variations.
    Example: "Spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss
    Synonyms: unwavering
  • (noun): A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
    Synonyms: grade, tier

Famous quotes containing the word level:

    The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
    Steven Weinberg (b. 1933)

    Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    It is the American vice, the democratic disease which expresses its tyranny by reducing everything unique to the level of the herd.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)