High Point


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

High Point

A city of north-central North Carolina near Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Settled before 1750, it is a center of the furniture industry.

high point

n
a moment or occasion of great intensity, interest, happiness, etc: the award marked a high point in his life.

High′ Point`


n.
a city in central North Carolina. 67,240.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high point - the most enjoyable part of a given experience; "the trumpet solo was the high point of the concert"
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"

high point

noun highlight, peak, climax, best part, focal point, high spot, memorable part The high point of this trip was a day at the races.
Translations

high point

n the high point (of show, evening, holiday) → il clou m inv
References in classic literature ?
This notion prevailed some moments, and he had almost determined to be false to her from a high point of honour: but that refinement was not able to stand very long against the voice of nature, which cried in his heart that such friendship was treason to love.
We had one magnificent picture of Naples from a high point on the mountain side.
After eleven months wandering in the wilderness, a great part of the time over trackless wastes, where the sight of a savage wigwam was a rarity, we may imagine the delight of the poor weatherbeaten travellers, at beholding the embryo establishment, with its magazines, habitations, and picketed bulwarks, seated on a high point of land, dominating a beautiful little bay, in which was a trim-built shallop riding quietly at anchor.
and gold and silver pieces were showered on them from the galleries, it being a high point of chivalry to exhibit liberality towards those whom the age accounted at once the secretaries and the historians of honour.
Perhaps, again, on the other hand, it might be nearing it so much that in a short time it might strike some high point on the invisible hemisphere, which would doubtlessly have ended the journey much to the detriment of the travelers.
At this high point, Miss Knag's friendship remained for three whole days, much to the wonderment of Madame Mantalini's young ladies who had never beheld such constancy in that quarter, before; but on the fourth, it received a check no less violent than sudden, which thus occurred.
The proper type of apparatus was discovered, and was improved to a high point of efficiency.
The two Sirens doubtless were, as their name suggests, the whistling gusts, or avalanches of air that at times descend without a moment's warning from the two lofty mountains of Salinas--as also from all high points in the neighbourhood.
High Point Wealth Management and High Point Insurance Solutions operate out of the former Everest offices in Towson andsolicited former Everest clients, according to a news release from the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.
April welcomed two major tradeshows--the New York Tabletop Show and High Point Market.
US-based bank holding company BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) has closed its acquisition of North Carolina banking firm High Point Bank Corp.
Global Banking News-November 2, 2016--BNC Bancorp completes merger with High Point Bank

Full browser ?