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high

noun [C usually singular] (MENTAL STATE)    /haɪ/
a period of extreme excitement or happiness when you feel full of energy , often caused by a feeling of success , or by drugs or alcohol or a religious experience : Exercise gives you a high. She's been on a high ever since she got her article published in the Times . There are lots of highs and lows in this job .Pleasure and happiness Grammar:MeasurementsGrammar:Area: length, width, depth and heightWe use the nouns length, width, depth and height and the adjectives long, wide, deep and high to talk about area and size:Grammar:Weight and volumeWe use the verb weigh to measure weight:Grammar:Frequency, speed, timeWe use many different expressions to describe frequency, speed and time. Here are some of them:
(Definition of high noun (MENTAL STATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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