[hahy-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈhaɪˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/
a mark showing the highest level reached by a body of water.
the highest point of anything; acme:
Her speech was the high-water mark of the conference.
the highest point
The peak of something, especially an achievement. For example, This composition is the high-water mark of his entire output. This expression alludes to the highest mark left on shore by the tide. [ Mid-1800s ]
noun 1. water at its greatest elevation, as in a river. 2. . plural noun, Slang. 1. trousers short enough to expose the ankles, especially as worn by growing children whom they earlier fit. noun 1. another name for high tide (sense 1) 2. the state of any stretch of water at its highest level, […]
[hahy-wey] /ˈhaɪˌweɪ/ noun 1. a main road, especially one between towns or cities: the highway between Los Angeles and Seattle. 2. any public road or waterway. 3. any main or ordinary route, track, or course. /ˈhaɪˌweɪ/ noun 1. a public road that all may use 2. (mainly US & Canadian, law) a main road, esp […]
- Highway code
noun 1. (in Britain) an official government booklet giving guidance to users of public roads
noun 1. a route for carrying mail over the highway between designated points, given on contract to a private carrier and often requiring, in rural areas, delivery to home mailboxes. Abbreviation: HCR.