highest


highest
highest superl. of HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.), Old English. Biblical in the highest translates L. in excelsis, Gk. en hypsostois.

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  • Highest In — – First Out (engl. „höchstes herein – zuerst hinaus“), häufig abgekürzt mit HIFO, bezeichnet jegliche Verfahren der Speicherung, bei denen diejenigen Elemente, die den höchsten Wert haben, auch zuerst wieder entnommen werden. Das gegenteilige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • highest — index absolute (ideal), best, cardinal (outstanding), paramount, primary, prime (most valuable), principa …   Law dictionary

  • Highest — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • highest — adj. Highest is used with these nouns: ↑authority, ↑award, ↑compliment, ↑court, ↑expression, ↑importance, ↑tender, ↑tribunal …   Collocations dictionary

  • highest — Synonyms and related words: above, acmatic, acme, all absorbing, all knowing, all powerful, all seeing, all wise, almighty, apical, astral, authority, authorization, be all and end all, best, blue ribbon, boundless, capital, cardinal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • highest — haɪ n. high point, highest point; high gear (in an automobile); high pressure system (Meteorology); state of euphoria produced by drugs or alcohol (Slang); state of great excitement, high spirits adj. tall, lofty, elevated; expensive, costly;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • highest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ultimate, supreme (see superiority).Ant., lowest. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. topmost, superlative, supreme, maximal, most, top notch, top, overmost, apical, maximum, head, preeminent, capital,… …   English dictionary for students

  • highest — 1) heights 2) eighths …   Anagrams dictionary

  • highest — high·est …   English syllables

  • highest —   Ki eki e loa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary


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