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Elevated, extending above a base or average level:
(quote-journal)| title=Fantasy of navigation| passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.
Relatively elevated; rising or raised above the average or normal level from which elevation is measured.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=1| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1521052W| passage=She was like a Beardsley ''Salome'', he had said. And indeed she had the narrow eyes and the high cheekbone of that creature, and as nearly the sinuosity as is compatible with human symmetry. His wooing had been brief but incisive.
1919, Martha Van Rensselaer, Flora Rose, Helen Canon, ''A Manual of Home-Making'', page 376:
- A nightgown with a high neck and long sleeves may have the fullness set into a yoke.
Above the batter's shoulders.
''the pitch (or: the ball) was high''
Pertaining to (''or, especially of a language'': spoken in) in an area which is at a greater elevation, for example more mountainous, than other regions.
Having a specified elevation or height; tall.
''three feet high'' ''three Mount Everests high''
(quote-book)| chapter=4| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=I told him about everything I could think of; and what I couldn't think of he did. He asked about six questions during my yarn, but every question had a point to it. At the end he bowed and thanked me once more. As a thanker he was main-truck high; I never see anybody so polite.
''The oldest of the elves' royal family still conversed in High Elvish.''
1855-57, (w) ''(w)''
- The Barnacles were a very high family, and a very large family. They were dispersed all over the public offices, and held all sorts of public places.
Most exalted; foremost.
''the high priest'', ''the high officials of the court'', ''the high altar''
''high crimes'', ''the high festival of the sun''
''high (i.e. intense) heat; high (i.e. full or quite) noon; high (i.e. rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i.e. complete) pleasure; high (i.e. deep or vivid) colour; high (i.e. extensive, thorough) scholarship; high tide; high tourism season; the High Middle Ages''
- High time it is this war now ended were.
1709-1710, (w), ''Reflections on Learning''
- High sauces and rich spices are fetch'd from the Indies.
Advanced in complexity (and hence potentially abstract and/or difficult to comprehend).
1802, (w), ''England 1802''
- Plain living and high thinking are no more.
Remote in distance or time.
''high latitude'', ''high antiquity''
2007, (w), ''Shaper's Legacy'' (ISBN), page 122
- Not a one of them was old enough to know what the high past of Liani separatism had really been like.
1858, Joseph Howe, ''Speeches and Public Letters'', page 346:
- The letter of a "Pioneer" was sent to the Chronicle office by a very respectable man, of a high conservative family, but whose interests have been injuriously affected by the constant fluctuations in the commercial policy of England.
1861 (printed 2003), Alexis de Tocqueville, ''Democracy in America'', Regnery Publishing ((ISBN))
- His family was ardently royalist, and might be compared to a high Tory family on this side the water; with some change of conditions, their prejudices and disposition of the mind were the same.
2005, Jesse D. Geller, John C. Norcross, David E. Orlinsky, ''The Psychotherapist's Own Psychotherapy'', Oxford University Press ((ISBN)), page 69:
- My father was the youngest son of a High-Church and high Tory family, the politically leftwing and religiously Nonconformist rebel; and antiimperialist who nearly lost his position in the City by refusing to sign his firm's pro–Boer War petition.
Elevated in mood; marked by great merriment, excitement, etc.
''in high spirits''
1970, (w), ''High Time'', on the album ''Workingman's Dead''
- I was having a high time, living the good life.
''high living'', ''the high life''
2010, Rose Maria McCarthy Anding. ''High Heels, Honey Lips, & White Powder''
- I was living the high lifestyle in famous sex clubs, relaxing on luxurious sofas, in the saunas and whirlpools, enjoying moments of excitement with my male and female companions while sipping champagne from crystal glasses.
''a high tone''
- An high look and a proud heart (..) is sin.
- His forces, after all the high discourses, amounted really but to eighteen hundred foot.
2010, Lena, quoted by S. Rosenbloom, ''The Multiracial Urban High School: Fearing Peers and Trusting Friends'' ((ISBN)), chapter four:
- I'm not that high about the relationship.
With tall waves.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=11|passage=The sea is as high as ever. I shouldn't think any boat could put out today.
- Can heavenly minds such high resentment show?
(quote-journal)| title=Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture| passage=The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.
1907, ''The American Exporter'', volume 60, page 101:
- Anyone can determine for himself whether certain wire is high carbon or not. Heat a piece of the wire red hot and while red plunge into water till cold.
Made with some part of the tongue positioned high in the mouth, relatively close to the palate.
Greater in value than other cards, denominations, suits, etc.
''I have KT742 of the same suit. In other words, a K-high flush.''
''9-high straight = 98765 unsuited''
''Royal Flush = AKQJT suited = A-high straight flush''
Winning; able to take a trick, win a round, etc.
''North's hand was high. East was in trouble.''
1894, ''Harper's Magazine'', volume 88, page 910:
- Cutler pushed forward the two necessary white chips. No one's hand was high, and Loomis made a slight winning.
Strong-scented; slightly tainted/spoiled; beginning to decompose.
''Epicures do not cook game before it is high.''
Intoxicated; under the influence of a mood-altering drug, formerly usually alcohol, but now (from the mid-20th century) usually not alcohol but rather marijuana, cocaine, heroin, etc.
Near, in its direction of travel, to the (direction of the) wind.
In or to an elevated position.
''How high above land did you fly?''
In or at a great value.
''Costs have grown higher this year again.''
''I certainly can't sing that high.''
A high point or position, literally (as, an elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven).or figuratively (as, a point of success or achievement; a time when things are at their best, greatest, most numerous, maximum, etc).
''It was one of the highs of his career.''
''Inflation reached a ten-year high.''
2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- South Korea has reached a new high in a kind of air pollution measured in fine dust.
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The maximum atmospheric temperature recorded at a particular location, especially during one 24-hour period.
''Today's high was 32 °C.''
2013, Daniel Taylor, ''Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic climbs highest to sink Benfica'' (in ''The Guardian'', 15 May 2013)http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2013/may/15/benfica-chelsea-europa-league
- They will have to reflect on a seventh successive defeat in a European final while Chelsea try to make sense of an eccentric season rife with controversy and bad feeling but once again one finishing on an exhilarating high.
A drug that gives such a high.
A large area of elevated atmospheric pressure; an anticyclone.
''A large high is centred on the Azores.''
''The sun higheth.''