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high

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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The North should watch its moral high-handedness here: C.
Refusing to criticize the white woman for her high-handedness, Tarry instead observes simply that "writing satisfied me, as jewels and fine clothes satisfy many women," because writing provided "the opportunity to project many of my interests and quieted that old urge to do something about the plight of my people." In these remarks one cannot help but hear the echo of narratives like Douglass's and Jacobs's, in which the desire to write, to express oneself in the service of one's people, becomes a means of realizing and authorizing an independent African American selfhood.
Scores of the locals as well as the journalists blocked the approach road of motorway in front of the Malakwal press club in protest against the alleged high-handedness of a senior police officer who, they said, had implicated journalist Sajid Hussain Mughal for abetting some suspects involved in an attack on a local political worker.
The traffic police are supposed to prevent high-handedness by transporters.
He said the people of Sindh would not bow before the high-handedness of the PPP and would support the PTI.
Abe and his supporters had alleged high-handedness and irregularities in the planned conduct of the party primaries.
There were also claims the fire was in protests to policies by the school's new principal, high-handedness, and poor diet.
They accused me of abuse of office, high-handedness, having failed to promote them and of corrupt practices.
Several other passengers also lodged written complaints against the accused for violence, hooliganism and high-handedness and alleged that at the time of incident, CAA and Airport Security Force (ASF) authorities did not intervene.
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday held the government of Sindh responsible for deteriorating law and order situation and police high-handedness in the provincial capital.
He added that the recent example was the issuance of notice to senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Gillani for appearing before a local court in a 15-year-old case which spoke volumes about high-handedness of Indians.
"The BJP is left with no option but to raise awareness throughout the country for a massive people's movement, against the high-handedness and repression of opposition by the federal government, as well as the persecution of patriotic nationals under pressure of appeasing its vote banks.