high key


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high key

[′hī ¦kē]
(graphic arts)
A negative or print that has an overall light effect, with very few dark tones or shadows.
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Madame Lebrun was bustling in and out, giving orders in a high key to a yard-boy whenever she got inside the house, and directions in an equally high voice to a dining-room servant whenever she got outside.
The young ladies did not drink it; Osborne did not like it; and the consequence was that Jos, that fat gourmand, drank up the whole contents of the bowl; and the consequence of his drinking up the whole contents of the bowl was a liveliness which at first was astonishing, and then became almost painful; for he talked and laughed so loud as to bring scores of listeners round the box, much to the confusion of the innocent party within it; and, volunteering to sing a song (which he did in that maudlin high key peculiar to gentlemen in an inebriated state), he almost drew away the audience who were gathered round the musicians in the gilt scollop-shell, and received from his hearers a great deal of applause.
"Wash my dishes!" said Dinah, in a high key, as her wrath began to rise over her habitual respect of manner; "what does ladies know 'bout work, I want to know?
Our music consisted of the well-mixed strains of a melodeon which was a little asthmatic and apt to catch its breath where it ought to come out strong, a clarinet which was a little unreliable on the high keys and rather melancholy on the low ones, and a disreputable accordion that had a leak somewhere and breathed louder than it squawked--a more elegant term does not occur to me just now.
LAHORE -- All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) on Sunday urged State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to review its policies to facilitate private sector because credit off-take in fiscal year 2018-19 has fallen to Rs 607.5 billion against Rs 618.2 billion of last year due to high key policy rates.
Lahore -- The All Pakistan Business Forum has urged the central bank to review its policies to facilitate private sector, as the credit off take in fiscal year 2018- 19 has fallen to Rs607.5 billion against Rs618.2 billion of last year on the back of high key policy rates, which was raised from 6.5 percent to13.25 percent in just one year.
Lahore -- The All Pakistan Business Forum has urged the central bank to review its policies to facilitate private sector, as the credit off take in fiscal year 2018-19 has fallen to Rs607.5 billion against Rs618.2 billion of last year on the back of high key policy rates, which was raised from 6.5 percent to13.25 percent in just one year.
A useful technique for that turn is aiming for a "high key," which is like a downwind position abeam the numbers, but about 1500 feet above the touchdown zone.
Singing it in a very high key, she ended the last line with an impressive, long-held note.
"Flying Backbone" has a spare accompaniment, with a lyric ascending melody, which climbs to a B[[??].sub.5] (in the high key version of the song).
She is currently involved in 4-H programs and is the Kiwanis adviser to Hoover-Wood School and Grace McWayne K-Kids, and the Kiwanis adviser to the Batavia High Key Club.