high hat


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high hat

[′hī ‚hat]
(engineering)
A very low tripod head resembling a formal top hat in shape.

high hat

1. A recessed downlight.
2. A black circular tube which is mounted on the front of a spotlight to reduce the stray light on the sides of the main beam.
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Always have a pass rush plan if you get a high hat.
Dave Pontin in High Hat was a new winner in the Hilbres to put his name on the class Salver.
The photo captions, adapted from his lectures, are charming, describing, for example, how he crashed the coronation of Haile Selassie: "This I accomplished by a gentle ruse: suitably attired in high hat, tails ...
The 25 boys and girls have been working with the High Hat Theatre Company to create headdresses, costumes and props.
Sometimes just a cardboard crown covered with gold paint would depict a king, or a high hat could indicate a nobleman or some other important person.
On my right foot I got a bass drum, and on my left foot I got a high hat. A harmonica occasionally.
Quentin (Tarantino) was like, 'I like the movement of your music, but it's too much Bobby Digital (another RZA pseudonym).' I was like, 'Damn!' By Friday, I stll hadn't finished this one little 30-second cue, so I just stayed in there all day, snare by snare, high hat by high hat, bass by bass.
While half seated on the floor, he would play a high hat on a truncated stand to bring it within reach and with one leg extended to operate the pedal, while the bass drum sound would come from a stick held in his hand.
High Hat, owned by the cigar-smoking one and ridden by Glasgow's own Duncan Keith, ran the legendary filly into the ground in the Aly Khan Memorial Gold Cup 40 years ago.
The famous milliner Tracy Rose, 42, renowned for her ostentatious hats on Ladies' Day, wore a striking two-foot high hat and matching dress, which she designed herself, featuring a bright yellow satin sun peeking out from behind an organza cloud on a large blue satin background.
One passage suggests the right hand is playing open and closed high hat notes while simultaneously playing four-stroke ruffs with the left hand.
"I am looking forward to marching down Forest Avenue with my tuxedo, high hat and shamrock in hand."