needing frequent maintenance or repair:
My bike is high-maintenance; this is its third front wheel this month.
Informal. demanding a great deal of attention, money, or effort:
His high-maintenance girlfriend refuses to get engaged without a ring and diamond earrings to match.
(of a piece of equipment, motor vehicle, etc) requiring regular maintenance to keep it in working order
(informal) (of a person) requiring a high level of care and attention; demanding
requiring a great deal of attention and excessive effort to maintain
Requiring much care and effort to maintain: high-maintenance hair/ high-maintenance girlfriend
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a Mass celebrated according to the complete rite, in which the liturgy is sung by the celebrant. noun 1. a solemn and elaborate sung Mass Compare Low Mass
- High memory area
storage (HMA) The first 64 kilobytes (minus 16 byte) of the extended memory on an IBM PC. By a strange design glitch the Intel 80×86 processors can actually address 17*64 kbyte minus 16 byte of memory (from 0000:0000 to ffff:ffff) in real mode. In the Intel 8086 and Intel 8088 processors, unable to handle more […]
noun 1. a process for making fine flour, in which the grain is alternately ground and sifted a number of times.
[hahy-mahyn-did] /ˈhaɪˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. having or showing high, exalted principles or feelings. adjective 1. having or characterized by high moral principles 2. (archaic) arrogant; haughty adj. c.1500, “arrogant;” 1550s, “morally lofty,” from high (adj.) + minded. Related: High-mindedness.