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  1. high

    • IPA[hī]

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    • adj.
      of great vertical extent;(after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom
    • n.
      a high point, level, or figure;a high-frequency sound or musical note
    • adv.
      at or to a considerable or specified height;highly
    • noun: high, plural noun: highs

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    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. of great vertical extent:

      the top of a high mountain

      the mast was higher than the tallest building in the city

    • 2. (after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom:

      a tree forty feet high

      how high is the fence?

    • 3. far above ground, sea level, or another point of reference:

      a fortress high up on a hill

    • 4. extending above the normal or average level:

      a round face with a high forehead

    • 5. (of territory or landscape) inland and well above sea level:

      high prairies

    • 6. performed at, to, or from a considerable height:

      high diving

    • 7. (of latitude) close to 90°; near the North or South Pole:

      high southern latitudes

    • 8. (of a pitched ball) above a certain level, such as the batter's armpits, as it crosses home plate, and thus outside the strike zone.
    • 9. great, or greater than normal, in quantity, size, or intensity:

      a high temperature

      fudge is high in calories

    • 10. of large numerical or monetary value:

      they had been playing for high stakes

    • 11. very favorable:

      nature had provided him with an admirably high opinion of himself

    • 12. extreme in religious or political views:

      the high Christology of the Christian creeds

    • 13. (of a period or movement) at its peak:

      high summer

    • 14. great in rank, status, or importance:

      financial security is high on your list of priorities

      he held high office in professional organizations

    • 15. ranking above others of the same kind:

      they announced the High Commissioner's retirement

    • 16. morally or culturally superior:

      they believed that nature was driven by something higher than mere selfishness

    • 17. (of a sound or note) having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range:

      a high, squeaky voice

    • 18. (of a singer or instrument) producing notes of relatively high pitch:

      a high soprano voice

    • 19. feeling euphoric, especially from the effects of drugs or alcohol:

      some of them were already high on alcohol and Ecstasy

      he was high on an idea

    • 20. intoxicated with drugs.
    • 21. unpleasantly strong-smelling, in particular (of food) beginning to go bad:

      it's a type of preserved butter, used for cooking, smells a little high

    • 22. (of game) slightly decomposed and so ready to cook.
    • 23. (of a vowel) produced with the tongue relatively near the palate.
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a high point, level, or figure:

      commodity prices were at a rare high

    • 2. a high-frequency sound or musical note:

      piercing highs and subterranean lows

    • 3. a high power setting:

      the vent blower was on high

    • 4. an area of high atmospheric pressure; an anticyclone.
    • 5. top gear in a motor vehicle:

      the system lets you shift into 4WD high

    • 6. a notably happy or successful moment:

      the highs and lows of life

    • 7. a state of high spirits or euphoria:

      the highs I got from cocaine always ended in despair

      the team is still on a high from Saturday's victory

    • 8. high school (chiefly used in names):

      I enjoyed my years at McKinley High

    • adv.
      副詞
    • 1. at or to a considerable or specified height:

      the sculpture stood about five feet high

    • 2. highly:

      he ranked high among the pioneers of twentieth-century chemical technology

    • 3. at a high price:

      buying shares low and selling them high

    • 4. (of a sound) at or to a high pitch:

      my voice went high with excitement

    • ph. (in card games) having the specified card as the highest-ranking

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    • ph. (in card games) having the specified card as the highest-ranking

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    • n. (in Scotland) the more advanced of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education:

    • school-leavers with three Highers or more

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    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average (e.g. in an anticyclone):
    • the high pressure over Texas continues
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is above average:
    • a high-pressure system is moving down from the north

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    • n.
      a condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average (e.g. in an anticyclone):
    • an area of high pressure over much of the UK means that dry and fine conditions look set to continue
    • adj.
      characterized by or exhibiting atmospheric pressure that is above average:
    • a high-pressure system is moving down from the north

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    • n.
      a tall hat, especially a top hat.
    • adj.
      snobbish:
    • people say you're getting very high-hat since you lived on Riverside Drive
    • v.
      act in a snobbish or supercilious manner towards (someone):
    • now that she had the ear of great men, Pamela high-hatted the old crowd

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    • n. a supreme court of justice.

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    • n.
      a tall hat, especially a top hat.
    • adj.
      snobbish:
    • people say you're getting very high-hat since you lived on Riverside Drive
    • v.
      act in a snobbish or supercilious manner toward (someone):
    • now that she had the ear of great men, Pamela high-hatted the old crowd

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    • IPA[hʌɪ]

    英式

    • adj.
      of great vertical extent:
    • the top of a high mountain
    • n.
      a high point, level, or figure:
    • commodity prices were at a rare high
    • adv.
      at or to a considerable or specified height:
    • the sculpture stood about five feet high

      a dish piled high with baked beans

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