verb (used without object), Informal.
to go away or leave rapidly:
Last we saw of him, he was hightailing down the street.
hightail it, hurry; rush; scamper:
Hightail it down to the grocery store and buy some bread for lunch.
(intransitive) (informal, mainly US & Canadian) to go or move in a great hurry Also hightail it
noun, British. 1. a late afternoon or early evening meal similar to a light supper. noun 1. (Brit) See tea (sense 4c)
[hahy-tek] /ˈhaɪˈtɛk/ noun 1. . 2. a style of interior design using industrial, commercial, and institutional fixtures, equipment, and materials, as metal warehouse shelving, factory lamps, and exposed pipes, or incorporating other elements having the stark, utilitarian appearance characteristic of industrial design. adjective 3. of, relating to, or suggesting high-tech or . Short for “high […]
noun 1. any technology requiring the most sophisticated scientific equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, data processing, genetic engineering, or telecommunications (opposed to ). noun 1. highly sophisticated, often electronic, techniques used in manufacturing and other processes
[hahy-ten-shuh n] /ˈhaɪˈtɛn ʃən/ adjective, Electricity. 1. subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage: high-tension wire. noun 1. (modifier) subjected to, carrying, or capable of operating at a relatively high voltage: a high-tension wire, HT high-tension Having a high voltage, or designed to work at or sustain high voltages. High-tension wires used […]