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[n] a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
[n] a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
[n] a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
[n] a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside" or"he doesn't like heights"
[n] a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on"
[n] a state of sustained elation; "I'm on a permanent high these days"
[n] an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
[adv] at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"
[adv] far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river"
[adv] in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high"
[adv] in a rich manner; "he lives high"
[adj] happy and excited and energetic
[adj] slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
[adj] used of the smell of game beginning to taint
[adj] (literal meanings) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
[adj] greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
[adj] used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
[adj] standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"

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