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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
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.
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.
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.
. 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.