(functioning as singular or pl) a meeting in which competitions in sport, piping, and dancing are held: originating in the Highlands of Scotland
noun 1. a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan. 2. a city in SE Michigan, within the city limits of Detroit. 3. a town in central New Jersey.
[hahy-luh ndz] /ˈhaɪ ləndz/ noun 1. (used with a singular verb) a mountainous region in N Scotland, N of the Grampians. [hahy-luh nd] /ˈhaɪ lənd/ noun 1. an elevated region; plateau: He moved to a highland far from the river. 2. highlands, a mountainous region or elevated part of a country. adjective 3. of, relating […]
[hahy-lev-uh l] /ˈhaɪˈlɛv əl/ adjective 1. undertaken by or composed of participants having a high status: a high-level meeting; a high-level investigation. 2. having senior authority or high status: high-level personnel. 3. (of a programming language) based on a vocabulary of Englishlike statements for writing program code rather than the more abstract instructions typical of […]
- High-level data link control
networking (HDLC) A general-purpose data link control protocol defined by ISO for use on both point-to-point and multipoint (multidrop) data links. It supports full-duplex, transparent-mode operation. It is used extensively in both multipoint and computer networks. Some manufacturers and other standards bodies still use their own acronyms, e.g. IBM’s SDLC (Synchronous Data Link Control), the […]