barometric high

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Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • high-pressure — ☆ high pressure [hī′presh′ər ] adj. 1. a) having, using, or withstanding a high or relatively high pressure b) having or indicating a high barometric pressure 2. using or applying forcefully persuasive or insistent methods or arguments [high… …   English World dictionary

  • high-pres|sure — «HY PREHSH uhr», adjective, verb, sured, sur|ing. –adj. 1. having, using, or resisting more than the usual pressure: »a high pressure boiler. 2. having high barometric pressure: »Air generally moves from a high pressure area into a low pressure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 a of great vertical extent (a high building). b (predic.; often in comb.) of a specified height (one inch high; water was waist high). 2 a far above ground or sea level etc. (a high altitude). b inland, esp. when raised… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hēah; akin to Old High German hōh high, Lithuanian kaukaras hill Date: before 12th century 1. a. having large extension upward ; taller than average, usual, or expected < a high wall > b.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • high — {{11}}high (adj.) O.E. heh (Anglian), heah (W.Saxon) of great height, lofty, tall, exalted, high class, from P.Gmc. *haukhaz (Cf. O.S. hoh, O.N. har, Dan. hèi, Swed. hög, O.Fris. hach, Du. hoog, O.H.G. hoh, Ger. hoch, Goth. hauhs …   Etymology dictionary

  • high-pressure — I. adjective Date: 1824 1. a. having or involving a high or comparatively high pressure especially greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere b. having a high barometric pressure 2. a. using or involving aggressive and insistent sales techniques b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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