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1. Music (of sound) acute in pitch; having a high frequency
2. Geography (of latitudes) situated relatively far north or south from the equator
3. Informal being in a state of altered consciousness, characterized esp by euphoria and often induced by the use of alcohol, narcotics, etc.
4. (of a gear) providing a relatively great forward speed for a given engine speed
5. of or relating to the High Church
6. Cards
a. having a relatively great value in a suit
b. able to win a trick
7. Informal a state of altered consciousness, often induced by alcohol, narcotics, etc.
8. another word for anticyclone
9. short for high school
10. (esp in Oxford) the High Street
11. Electronics the voltage level in a logic circuit corresponding to logical one

What does it mean when you dream about a high place?

Dreaming about being elevated can reflect, on the one hand, a sense of broad scope, of standing above and observing other things. On the other hand, it can indicate a sense of detachment, of not really being involved. Dreaming about seeing something elevated can indicate being impressed or being challenged.

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(meteorology)
An area of high pressure, referring to a maximum of atmospheric pressure in two dimensions (closed isobars) in the synoptic surface chart, or a maximum of height (closed contours) in the constant-pressure chart; since a high is, on the synoptic chart, always associated with anticyclonic circulation, the term is used interchangeably with anticyclone.

high

high
i. A height between 25,000 and 50,000 ft (7.5–15 km).
ii. An area of high barometric pressure with its attendant system of anticyclonic winds. They circulate clock-wise in the Northern Hemisphere and anticlock-wise in the Southern Hemisphere.
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But we can still challenge and oppose high-handed action like this.
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Miliband said: "It is an indication both of the fact that the decision is wrong but also of the high-handed nature of this Government in their decision-making.
I really hope some authority will look into these kinds of high-handed landlords.
Viewpoints letters condemning the high-handed methods used by the council executive are indicative of an inept administration that in April 2006 failed to achieve a consensus for its reorganisation proposals, a situation that council Leader Berman declared a crisis.
The high-handed words and tone of Harriet Harman are sickening in the extreme.
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Let this be a lesson to all parents", they announce smugly, but the only lesson I learnt from this is that we have a heartless high-handed group of officials who will go to any lengths to show their effectiveness, even if it means sending a young mother to prison.
Shouldn't this lady's complaint have been fully investigated before the council took its high-handed and pounds 3,200 per week decision to send her to jail.
These high-handed council officials would do well to take note of who pays their salaries and what they are there for in the first place - to serve the people of Coventry and that includes people like this unfortunate couple, who are trying to live independent lives.
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Watanuki, 78, a former House of Representatives speaker and 12-times-elected politician in the lower chamber, set up the party, criticizing Koizumi's political tactics as high-handed.