an especially hard, heat-resistant steel for use in lathe tools and for other applications involving high friction and wear.
any of various steels that retain their hardness at high temperatures and are thus suitable for making tools used on lathes and other high-speed machines
[hahy-spir-i-tid] /ˈhaɪˈspɪr ɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. characterized by energetic enthusiasm, elation, vivacity, etc. 2. boldly courageous; mettlesome. adjective 1. vivacious, bold, or lively
plural noun 1. a mood of joy, elation, etc.; vivacity.
- High spot
noun 1. (informal) another word for highlight (sense 2)
[hahy-step] /ˈhaɪˌstɛp/ verb (used without object), high-stepped, high-stepping. 1. to walk or run by raising the legs higher than normal. verb (used with object), high-stepped, high-stepping. 2. to approach or step over by high-stepping.