What is level?

  • (noun): Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid.
    Synonyms: spirit level
    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 ... Caster classes have the lowest hit points per level and can only wear the lightest of armors ... Priest, or healer, classes have medium level of hit points per level and have access to healing and "buff" spells ...
Rank
... relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level etc ... of a playing card, typically 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 ...
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 inexperienced programmers ... 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 machine code ... 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 flow ...
Red Faction - Gameplay
... areas which would add or remove certain predefined level elements ... Red 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 ...
Peter Principle - Overview
... 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 ... Thus, "work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence." ...

More definitions of "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): A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.
    Example: "A high level of care is required"
    Synonyms: degree, grade
  • (verb): Direct into a position for use.
    Synonyms: charge, point
  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Synonyms: degree, stage, point
  • (noun): A flat surface at right angles to a plumb line.
    Example: "Park the car on the level"
    Synonyms: horizontal surface
  • (verb): Make level or straight.
    Example: "Level the ground"
    Synonyms: flush, even out, even
  • (noun): An abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
    Synonyms: layer, stratum
  • (verb): Aim at.
    Example: "Level criticism or charges at somebody"
  • (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"
  • (verb): Talk frankly with; lay it on the line.
    Example: "I have to level with you"
  • (noun): A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
    Synonyms: grade, tier
  • (adj): Being on a precise horizontal plane.
    Example: "A billiard table must be level"
  • (adj): Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another.
    Example: "Acres of level farmland"
    Synonyms: flat, plane
  • (adj): Not showing abrupt variations.
    Example: "Spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss
    Synonyms: unwavering
  • (verb): Become level or even.
    Synonyms: level off

Famous quotes containing the word level:

    The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    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)

    There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)