[hahy-ten-shuh n] /ˈhaɪˈtɛn ʃən/
subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage:
(modifier) subjected to, carrying, or capable of operating at a relatively high voltage: a high-tension wire, HT
Having a high voltage, or designed to work at or sustain high voltages. High-tension wires used to carry electrical power over long distances sustain voltages over 200,000 volts. Compare low-tension.
[hahyt] /haɪt/ adjective 1. Archaic. called or named: Childe Harold was he hight. /haɪt/ verb 1. (tr; used only as a past tense in the passive or as a past participle) (archaic, poetic) to name; call: a maid hight Mary v. “named, called” (archaic), from levelled past participle of Middle English highte, from Old English […]
[hahy-test] /ˈhaɪˈtɛst/ adjective 1. (of gasoline) boiling at a relatively low temperature. high-test Relating to highly volatile high-octane gasoline.
[hahy-tik-it] /ˈhaɪˈtɪk ɪt/ adjective, Informal. 1. .
noun 1. the appropriate time or past the appropriate time: It’s high time he got out of bed. adverb 1. the latest possible time; a time that is almost too late: it’s high time you mended this shelf noun 2. Also called high old time. an enjoyable and exciting time The appropriate time for something; […]