high-visibility definition, meaning - what is high-visibility in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “high-visibility”

high-visibility

adjective uk   /ˌhaɪ.vɪz.ɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
(also informal high-vis, uk   /ˌhaɪˈvɪz/ us   ) easy to see in all conditions because of being a very bright colour: a security guard in a high-vis jacket Construction workers will not be allowed on site without protective headgear and high-visibility clothing. noticed by many people: There is a lot of stress in such a high-visibility job. High-visibility policing acts as a deterrent to crime.
(Definition of high-visibility from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of high-visibility?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

half

either of two periods of time into which a game is divided

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More