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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 — 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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  • 4 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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  • 5 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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  • 6 High — High, v. i. [See {Hie}.] To hie. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Men must high them apace, and make haste. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 High — High, v. i. To rise; as, the sun higheth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 High-go — n. A spree; a revel. [Low] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 high-up — n. an important or influential person. Syn: very important person, VIP, dignitary, panjandrum. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 10 high — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hēah; akin to Old High German hōh high, Lithuanian kaukaras hill Date: before 12th century 1. a. having large extension upward ; taller than average, usual, or expected < a high wall > b.… …

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  • 11 high — See: COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, FLYING HIGH, GO THROUGH HELL AND HIGH WATER, HELL AND HIGH WATER, HIT THE HIGH SPOTS, LIVE HIGH OFF THE HOG or EAT HIGH ON THE HOG, OFF ONE S HIGH HORSE, ON TOP OF THE WORLD or SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD also… …

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  • 12 High-Z — The term high Z is used to refer to:*Elements with a large number of protons (the Z number) in the nucleus. See heavy metals.*A high impedance electronic signal.*Stars with a high redshift (Z) …

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  • 13 High of 75 — Single infobox Name= High of 75 Artist= Relient K from Album= Mmhmm Released= 2006 Format= Recorded = 2004 Genre= Christian punk/Christian rock Length= 2:27 Label= Capitol, Gotee Producer = Mark Lee Townsend Writer = Matthew Thiessen Reviews =… …

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  • 14 high on — {adj. phr.} 1. Intoxicated on some drug or alcoholic drink. * /Rob was severely scolded by the dean for always being high on marijuana./ 2. Enthusiastic about something. * /Jeff is high on Beethoven and Brahms./ …

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  • 15 high on — {adj. phr.} 1. Intoxicated on some drug or alcoholic drink. * /Rob was severely scolded by the dean for always being high on marijuana./ 2. Enthusiastic about something. * /Jeff is high on Beethoven and Brahms./ …

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  • 16 high on — phrasal enthusiastically in approval or support of …

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  • 17 High school — is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular Scotland, North America and Australia) to describe an institution which provides all or part of secondary education. The term originates in Scotland and spread to the New World countries… …

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  • 18 High Court of Australia — Established 1903 Jurisdiction Australia Location Ca …

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  • 19 High admiral — 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[… …

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  • 20 High altar — 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[… …

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