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Altimeter is a noun. It’s a concatenation (that shamefully doesn’t include the appropriate apostrophes) of “all-time terrestrial.” An altimeter is someone who has never traveled far enough from a planet (any planet, not just Earth) to have escaped the gravitational pull of that planet.

Astronauts are not altimeters. Everyone else is.

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