[hahy-lee] /ˈhaɪ li/
in or to a high degree; extremely:
highly amusing; highly seasoned food.
with high appreciation or praise; admiringly:
to speak highly of a person.
more than adequately; generously:
a highly paid consultant.
(intensifier): highly pleased, highly disappointed
with great approbation or favour: we spoke highly of it
in a high position: placed highly in class
at or for a high price or cost
Old English healice “nobly, gloriously, honorably;” see high (adj.) + -ly (1). Meaning “very, very much, fully” is mid-14c.
adjective 1. needing frequent maintenance or repair: My bike is high-maintenance; this is its third front wheel this month. 2. Informal. demanding a great deal of attention, money, or effort: His high-maintenance girlfriend refuses to get engaged without a ring and diamond earrings to match. adjective 1. (of a piece of equipment, motor vehicle, etc) […]
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a Mass celebrated according to the complete rite, in which the liturgy is sung by the celebrant. noun 1. a solemn and elaborate sung Mass Compare Low Mass
- High memory area
storage (HMA) The first 64 kilobytes (minus 16 byte) of the extended memory on an IBM PC. By a strange design glitch the Intel 80×86 processors can actually address 17*64 kbyte minus 16 byte of memory (from 0000:0000 to ffff:ffff) in real mode. In the Intel 8086 and Intel 8088 processors, unable to handle more […]
noun 1. a process for making fine flour, in which the grain is alternately ground and sifted a number of times.