high-level
adjective Date: 1811 1. occurring, done, or placed at a high level 2. being of high importance or rank <
high-level diplomats
>
3. of, relating to, or being a computer programming language (as BASIC or Pascal) which is similar to a natural language (as English) and in which each statement is translated by a compiler usually into several machine language instructions 4. relating to or being nuclear waste that contains highly concentrated radioactive components which are environmentally hazardous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • high-level — ˈhigh level adjective in a powerful position or job, involving people who are in powerful positions or jobs: • high level executives • The President chaired a high level meeting on the subject last month. * * * high level UK US /ˌhaɪˈlevəl/… …   Financial and business terms

  • high-level — adj [only before noun] 1.) in a powerful position or job, or involving people who are in powerful positions or jobs ▪ high level executives high level meetings/talks/negotiations etc ▪ a high level conference on arms control 2.) at a high degree… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-level — adjective * 1. ) involving people in important or powerful positions: high level government officials a high level meeting 2. ) at a more extreme or advanced level than usual: The health effects of high level radiation are extreme. We need… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • high-level — high′ lev′el adj. 1) of or involving participants having high status: a high level meeting[/ex] 2) having authority or status: high level personnel[/ex] 3) cmp (of a programming language) based on a vocabulary of Englishlike statements for… …   From formal English to slang

  • high-level — [hī′lev′əl] adj. 1. of or by persons of high office or rank 2. in a high office or rank 3. designating a computer language, as BASIC or FORTRAN, making use of conventional (as English) words and requiring translation by a compiler or interpreter …   English World dictionary

  • high-level — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of relatively high importance. 2) Computing denoting a programming language that has instructions resembling an existing language such as English …   English terms dictionary

  • high level — index executive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • high-level — index important (significant), major Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • high-level — adjective 1. at an elevated level in rank or importance a high level official a high level corporate briefing upper level management • Syn: ↑high ranking, ↑upper level • Similar to: ↑superior …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-level — /huy lev euhl/, adj. 1. undertaken by or composed of participants having a high status: a high level meeting; a high level investigation. 2. having senior authority or high status: high level personnel. 3. (of a programming language) based on a… …   Universalium

  • high-level — adjective (only before noun) 1 done by or involving people who are in powerful positions, for example the government: officials attending a high level conference on arms control 2 at a high level or degree: high level anxiety 3 high level words… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”