[hahy-nis] /ˈhaɪ nɪs/
the quality or state of being ; loftiness.
(initial capital letter) a title of honor given to members of a royal family (usually preceded by His, Her, Your, etc.).
the condition of being high or lofty
preceded by Your, His, or Her. a title used to address or refer to a royal person
Old English heanes; see high (adj.) + -ness. Meaning “royalty, excellence, nobility” is early 13c.; Your Highness as a form of address to English royalty is attested from c.1400.
- High-occupancy vehicle
[hahy-ok-yuh-puh n-see] /ˈhaɪˈɒk yə pən si/ 1. See . 1. high-occupancy vehicle: a car or other vehicle carrying a required minimum number of passengers, usually two. high-occupancy vehicle
noun 1. the exact moment of noon. 2. the high point of a stage or period; peak; pinnacle: a book written at the high noon of his career. 3. Informal. a crisis or confrontation.
- High-occupancy vehicle lane
[hahy-ok-yuh-puh n-see] /ˈhaɪˈɒk yə pən si/ noun 1. .
[hahy-ok-teyn] /ˈhaɪˈɒk teɪn/ adjective 1. noting a gasoline with a relatively high octane number, characterized by high efficiency and freedom from knock. 2. Informal. forceful or intense; dynamic; high-powered: high-octane efforts to obliterate the competition. adjective 1. (of petrol) having a high octane number 2. (informal) dynamic, forceful, or intense: high-octane drive and efficiency adjective […]