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  • 1 High — High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[ u]gel… …

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  • 2 High — High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively used in …

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  • 3 high — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of great vertical extent. 2) of a specified height. 3) far above ground or sea level. 4) extending above the normal level. 5) great in amount, value, size, or intensity. 6) (of a period or movement) at its peak. 7) great in r …

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  • 4 high — [hī] adj. [ME heigh, hei, hie < OE heah, akin to Ger hoch, Goth hauhs < IE * keuk < base * keu , to curve, arch > Sans kakúd , peak, Russ kúča, heap] 1. of more than normal height; lofty; tall: not used of persons 2. extending upward… …

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  • 5 high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …

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  • 6 high — high; high·ball·er; high·be·lia; high·bind·er; high·bind·ing; high·brow·ism; high·er; high·est; high·ish; high·land·er; high·lone; high·ly; high·ness; high·way·man; ul·tra·high; high·light·er; high·fa·lu·tin; high·land; High; high·fa·lu·ting; …

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  • 7 High — may refer to:* Height * High (atmospheric), a high pressure area * High (computability), a quality of a Turing degree, in computability theory * High (technical analysis), or top, an event in market price fluctuations of a security * High (1967… …

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  • 8 High Q — is the name of various local television quiz shows broadcast throughout the United States. While the formats vary, all featured two or three teams representing high schools from the station s coverage area, which would compete against each other… …

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  • 9 high — (izg. hȃj) prid. [i]i[/i] pril. DEFINICIJA 1. visok, usp. haj 2. žarg. koji je u uznesenom stanju (ob. ovisnici o drogi) SINTAGMA high end (izg. high ȅnd) žarg. koji se odnosi na vrhunske proizvode ili usluge, one koji su vrhunske kakvoće i… …

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  • 10 high — [adj1] tall; at a great distance aloft aerial, alpine, altitudinous, big, colossal, elevated, eminent, flying, formidable, giant, gigantic, grand, great, high reaching, high rise, hovering, huge, immense, large, lofty, long, sky high, sky… …

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  • 11 High — High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low, jack,… …

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  • 12 high — high, highly High is used as an adverb to mean ‘far up, aloft’ and in figurative uses in which allusion to physical height is the metaphor: Most surfaces were piled high with magazines / The junior executive is aiming high / Feelings were running …

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  • 13 High Co — Création 2001 …

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  • 14 high — 〈[ haı] Adj.; nur präd.〉 high sein 1. sich nach dem Genuss von Rauschgift im Rauschzustand befinden 2. 〈allg.〉 sehr angeregt, in Hochstimmung sein [engl., „hoch“] * * * high [ha̮i] <Adj.> [engl. high, eigtl. = hoch] (Jargon verhüll.): in… …

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  • 15 high up — adjective, adverb 1. ) in a high position above the ground: The phone is too high up on the wall for the kids to reach. Higher up we began to suffer from lack of oxygen. ─ opposite LOW DOWN 2. ) of high rank or status: Her husband was quite high… …

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  • 16 high|ly — «HY lee», adverb. 1. in a high degree; to a high degree; very much; very: »highly amusing, highly recommended. SYNONYM(S): greatly, extremely. 2. with great praise or honor; with much approval; very favorably: »to speak highly of your best friend …

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  • 17 High Up — est un court métrage de la série Oswald le lapin chanceux, produit par le studio Robert Winkler Productions et sorti le 23 juillet ou le 6 août 1928. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Commentaires …

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  • 18 High — puede hacer referencia a: High , canción de The Cure. High , canción de Lighthouse Family. High , canción de James Blunt. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si lle …

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  • 19 high-up — ˈhigh up noun [countable] informal someone who has a high rank in an organization; = higher up AmE * * * high up UK US noun [C] WORKPLACE ► HIGHER UP(Cf. ↑ …

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  • 20 -high — [haı] suffix [in adjectives] of a particular height ▪ The wall was about chest high (=as high as your chest) . ▪ a 7000 metre high mountain …

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