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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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One speaker likened the ministry's high-handed approach to the attitude of Lyudmila Zhivkova, the late daughter of Bulgaria's former Communist ruler Todor Zhivkov, who apparently determined cultural policy in person in her role as president of Bulgaria's Committee for Art and Culture from 1975 to 1981.
As everyone in the licensed trade knows, and the Examiner has pointed out recently, the main reason for pub closures is extortionate rents and high-handed arrogance by the likes of Admiral Taverns.
''A breaker'' and a ''high-handed'' man are tags people have attached to him, prompted by his aggressive manner of addressing challenges, coupled with his tough image.
As smoking issues heat up in the public domain--dare we observe the high-handed extent of employers not only refusing to hire smokers but also having the gall to terminate currently smoking employees--what better time than now for us to judiciously rethink our own follies in tobacco underwriting?
Graham Scott observed in a letter to the Chair of the Toronto District School Board, "...I would like to make three comments: (1) propagandizing children with misinformation about homosexuality and same-sex parents is child abuse; (2) the high-handed insistence of the Board that parents be excluded from input as to what their children are taught is contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; and (3) the insistence that homosexuality be taught as normal suggests a religious devotion to homosexuality that I recognize as idolatry."
(Author Koyata Washida claims the agency was a high-handed ruling party ploy to squeeze out an emerging socialist government in postwar Hokkaido.) Public works orgies were being staged, of course, from Kyoto to Shikoku, but in Hokkaido's case, the long-term effects arguably were far more pernicious.
Certain multinationals use high-handed methods to stifle competition that threatens their market performance.
Workers in jobcentres and benefit offices across the North East are growing restless over pay and alleged high-handed management tactics as they gear up to vote on whether to strike, it was warned today.
He concludes that it was neither Somerset's assumption of authority nor his governing through his personal household that they objected to, but his high-handed exercise of that authority.
But the 20-member native council is also being criticized, by both natives and non-natives, for acting in what is seen as a high-handed and obstructionist manner and criticizing the one man, Archbishop Peers, who has led the journey toward healing between the church and indigenous Anglicans.
editor of ITV series This Week as "abrasively critical and sometimes high-handed".
It tackles such sticky issues as the widely-held perception of being money-hungry and environment unfriendly and of unilaterally imposing high-handed and harsh conditions on poor countries.