Translation of "high" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

high

adjective uk /haɪ/ us /haɪ/
DISTANCE 距离

A2 (especially of things that are not living) being a large distance from top to bottom or a long way above the ground, or having the stated distance from top to bottom

(尤指无生命的东西)高的,有…高的
a high building/mountain 高楼/高山
high ceilings 高高的天花板
It's two and a half metres high and one metre wide. 它有两米半高,一米宽。
The corn grew waist-high (= as high as a person's waist) in the fields. 田里的玉米长到了齐腰的高度。
ABOVE AVERAGE 超过平均水平

B1 greater than the usual level or amount

(比通常水平)高的,多的
The job demands a high level of concentration. 这项工作需要精神高度集中
He suffers from high blood pressure. 他患有高血压。
Antique furniture fetches very high prices these days. 这段时间古董家具的卖价很高。
She got very high marks in her geography exam. 她的地理考试得分很高。
It's very dangerous to drive at high speed when the roads are wet. 在潮湿的路面上高速驾驶是很危险的。
He's in a high-security prison. 他被关在一处戒备森严的监狱中。
high in sth

C1 containing a large quantity of something:

I avoid foods that are high in fat.
high standards/principles

B1 very good or very moral standards

高标准/高度的道德准则
She was a woman of high principles. 她是一位道德高尚的女士。
She demands very high standards from the people who work for her. 她对为她工作的人要求很高。
high winds

fast, strong wind

大风,强风
High winds caused delays on the ferries. 大风导致渡轮延误。
IMPORTANT 重要的

B2 having power, an important position, or great influence

(权位)重要的,高级的
an officer of high rank 高级军官
SOUND 声音

near or at the top of the range of sounds

高音的,声音尖锐的
I can't reach the high notes. 这些高音我唱不上去。
BAD 坏的

UK (of food) smelling bad and no longer good to eat

(食物)腐坏的,变质的
This meat is rather high - I'm going to throw it out. 这块肉已经变质了——我要不要把它扔掉?
MENTAL STATE 精神状态

C2 not thinking or behaving normally because of taking drugs

(因吸毒而)极度兴奋的
He was high on heroin at the time. 他当时正因吸了海洛因而飘飘欲仙。
noun uk /haɪ/ us /haɪ/
ABOVE AVERAGE 超过平均水平

[ C ] a higher level than has ever been reached previously

最高水平,高潮
Interest rates have reached an all-time/record high. 利率达到了历史最高水平/创纪录的高水平。
MENTAL STATE 精神状态

[ C usually singular ] 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

(因获得成功带来的)极度兴奋;(毒品、酒精或宗教体验引起的)快感,极乐
Exercise gives you a high. 运动使人兴奋。
She's been on a high ever since she got her article published in the Times. 自从她的文章发表以来,她一直情绪高涨。
There are lots of highs and lows in this job. 这份工作中有很多快乐也有许多沮丧。
EDUCATION 教育

[ S ] US informal for high school (when used in the name of a school)

(用于中学名称中)
I go to Santa Ana High. 我在圣安娜高中上学。
adverb uk /haɪ/ us /haɪ/

B1 at or to a large distance from the ground

在高处;高高地
You'll have to hit the ball quite high to get it over that net. 你必须把球打得相当高,这样它才能过那网。
The new jet flew much higher than most planes. 协和式飞机飞得比大多数飞机都高很多。

(Translation of “high” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)