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high

3 noun
     
Related topics: Drug Culture, School
high3 [countable]
1

number/amount

the highest price, number, temperature etc that has ever been recorded, or that has been recorded within a particular period of time:
Highs of 40°C were recorded in the region last summer.
2

excitement

informal a feeling of great happiness or excitement:
They're bound to be on a high after such an incredible victory.
the emotional highs and lows of a new romance
3

drugs

MDD a feeling of pleasure or excitement produced by some drugs
4

weather

an area of high pressure that affects the weather
5

school

SES a short form of high school, used in the name of a school:
Benjamin Franklin High
6

from on high

from someone in a position of authority - used humorously:
An order came from on high.
7

on high

formalRRC
a) at a high temperature as measured by an electric oven etc:
Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
b) formal in a high place or heaven:
An angel came from on high.

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