What is level?

  • (adj): Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another.
    Example: "Acres of level farmland"
    Synonyms: flat, plane
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on level:

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 ... 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
... through scripted means, or special triggered 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 ...
Rank
... to the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level etc. 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
... 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." ...
EverQuest - Gameplay - Classes
... Members of this group have a high number of hitpoints for their level, and may wear heavy armor ... 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 ...

More definitions of "level":

  • (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
  • (noun): Height above ground.
    Example: "The water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level"
  • (noun): A flat surface at right angles to a plumb line.
    Example: "Park the car on the level"
    Synonyms: horizontal surface
  • (verb): Aim at.
    Example: "Level criticism or charges at somebody"
  • (adj): Oriented at right angles to the plumb.
    Example: "The picture is level"
  • (noun): Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid.
    Synonyms: spirit level
  • (verb): Make level or straight.
    Example: "Level the ground"
    Synonyms: flush, even out, 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
  • (adj): Being on a precise horizontal plane.
    Example: "A billiard table must be level"
  • (verb): Talk frankly with; lay it on the line.
    Example: "I have to level with you"
  • (noun): An abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
    Synonyms: layer, stratum
  • (verb): Become level or even.
    Synonyms: level off
  • (verb): Direct into a position for use.
    Synonyms: charge, point
  • (adj): Of the score in a contest.
    Synonyms: tied, even
  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Synonyms: degree, stage, point
  • (noun): A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.
    Example: "A high level of care is required"
    Synonyms: degree, grade

Famous quotes containing the word level:

    For him nor deep nor hill there is,
    But all’s one level plain he hunts for flowers.
    —Unknown. The Thousand and One Nights.

    AWP. Anthology of World Poetry, An. Mark Van Doren, ed. (Rev. and enl. Ed., 1936)

    One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we’ve developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
    Malcolm Muggeridge (1903–1990)

    So long as State constitutions say that all may vote when twenty-one, save idiots, lunatics, convicts and women, you are brought down politically to the level of those others disfranchised.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)