the sea or ocean beyond the three-mile limit or territorial waters of a country.
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 […]
/ˈhaɪˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. Patricia. 1921–95, US author of crime fiction. Her novels include Strangers on a Train (1950) and Ripley’s Game (1974)