a school attended after elementary school or junior high school and usually consisting of grades 9 or 10 through 12.
(Brit) another term for grammar school
(US & NZ) a secondary school from grade 7 to grade 12
(Canadian) a secondary school, the grades covered depending on the province
noun 1. the sea or ocean beyond the three-mile limit or territorial waters of a country. 2. Usually, high seas.
- High season
noun 1. the most popular time of year at a holiday resort, etc
- High sierra
noun the first standard for CD-ROM data, now modified into the current standard, the ISO 9660 format Word Origin from name of group of 12 manufacturers who designed it in 1985 Usage Note computing
noun 1. a gesture, glance, or facial expression used as a surreptitious signal to warn, admonish, or inform. A secret signal intended to warn or inform, as in Dad gave us the high sign when it was time to leave. This expression presumably alludes to a gesture such as a hand wave. [ c. 1900 […]