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noun high pronunciation in British English /haɪ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a period or situation in which something reaches its highest level
    reach a high: Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 30 degrees.
    a new/all-time/record high: Attendances at football matches are at an all-time high.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a high temperature in an oven or heating system
    Put the mixture in the microwave and cook on high for 30 seconds.
  3. 3
    [countable] a feeling of great happiness or excitement
    They’ve experienced both the highs and the lows of married life.
    on a high: The kids are on a high for days when the exams are over.
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  4. 4

    High

    used in the names of high schools
    He went to North Berwick High.

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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