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high·light

 (hī′līt′)
n.
1. An area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
2. An especially significant or interesting detail or event.
3. highlights Strands of hair that have been lightened, as by bleaching or coloring.
tr.v. high·light·ed, high·light·ing, high·lights
1. To give a highlight to (the subject of a painting, for example).
2.
a. To make prominent; emphasize: The article highlighted the painstaking work of the detectives.
b. To be a highlight of: The duet highlighted the concert.
3. To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
4. To lighten (strands of hair), as by bleaching or coloring.

highlight

(ˈhaɪˌlaɪt)
n
1. (Art Terms) an area of the lightest tone in a painting, drawing, photograph, etc
2. the most exciting or memorable part of an event or period of time
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (often plural) a bleached blond streak in the hair
vb (tr)
4. (Art Terms) painting drawing photog to mark (any brightly illuminated or prominent part of a form or figure) with light tone
5. (Photography) painting drawing photog to mark (any brightly illuminated or prominent part of a form or figure) with light tone
6. to bring notice or emphasis to
7. to be the highlight of
8. (Hairdressing & Grooming) to produce blond streaks in (the hair) by bleaching

high•light

(ˈhaɪˌlaɪt)

v. -light•ed, -light•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to emphasize or make prominent.
2. to mark with a felt-tip highlighter.
3. to create highlights in.
n.
4. Also, high′ light`. an important, conspicuous, memorable, or enjoyable event, scene, part, or the like.
5. an area of contrasting lightness or brightness, as on a glossy surface.
[1850–55]

highlight


Past participle: highlighted
Gerund: highlighting

Imperative
highlight
highlight
Present
I highlight
you highlight
he/she/it highlights
we highlight
you highlight
they highlight
Preterite
I highlighted
you highlighted
he/she/it highlighted
we highlighted
you highlighted
they highlighted
Present Continuous
I am highlighting
you are highlighting
he/she/it is highlighting
we are highlighting
you are highlighting
they are highlighting
Present Perfect
I have highlighted
you have highlighted
he/she/it has highlighted
we have highlighted
you have highlighted
they have highlighted
Past Continuous
I was highlighting
you were highlighting
he/she/it was highlighting
we were highlighting
you were highlighting
they were highlighting
Past Perfect
I had highlighted
you had highlighted
he/she/it had highlighted
we had highlighted
you had highlighted
they had highlighted
Future
I will highlight
you will highlight
he/she/it will highlight
we will highlight
you will highlight
they will highlight
Future Perfect
I will have highlighted
you will have highlighted
he/she/it will have highlighted
we will have highlighted
you will have highlighted
they will have highlighted
Future Continuous
I will be highlighting
you will be highlighting
he/she/it will be highlighting
we will be highlighting
you will be highlighting
they will be highlighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been highlighting
you have been highlighting
he/she/it has been highlighting
we have been highlighting
you have been highlighting
they have been highlighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been highlighting
you will have been highlighting
he/she/it will have been highlighting
we will have been highlighting
you will have been highlighting
they will have been highlighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been highlighting
you had been highlighting
he/she/it had been highlighting
we had been highlighting
you had been highlighting
they had been highlighting
Conditional
I would highlight
you would highlight
he/she/it would highlight
we would highlight
you would highlight
they would highlight
Past Conditional
I would have highlighted
you would have highlighted
he/she/it would have highlighted
we would have highlighted
you would have highlighted
they would have highlighted

highlight

The lightest point or tone in a painting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.highlight - the most interesting or memorable part; "the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican"
detail, item, particular - a small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details"
2.highlight - an area of lightness in a picture
lightness, light - the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"
Verb1.highlight - move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
set off, bring out - direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets"
2.highlight - apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent; "highlight the area above your eyebrows"
make up - apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning"

highlight

verb
noun

highlight

verb
Translations
أهم وأفْضَل حَدَثنِقَاطٌ رَئِيسِيَّةيُبْرِزُيَلْفِت الإنتِباه
hlavní událostpoukázatupozornitzdůraznitzlatý hřeb
fremhævehøjdepunkt
kohokohtakorostaa
istaknutinajvažniji događaj
kiemelkedõ mozzanat
beina athygli aîhápunktur, besti hluti
ハイライト強調する
강조하다최고조의 부분
poukázať
vrhunec
höjdpunktmarkera
เน้นจุดเด่น
belirtmekdikkat çekmekönemli olayönemli/unutulmayacak şeyvurgulamak
nêu bậtphần nổi bật

highlight

[ˈhaɪlaɪt]
A. N
1. (Art) → toque m de luz
2. (fig) → punto m culminante
the highlight of the eveningel punto culminante de la velada
they showed the highlights of the game on televisionmostraron los momentos más interesantes del partido por televisión (Ftbl) → mostraron las jugadas más interesantes del partido por televisión
3. highlights (in hair) → reflejos mpl
B. VTponer de relieve, destacar; [+ hair] → poner reflejos en

highlight

[ˈhaɪlaɪt]
n
[event] → point m culminant, grand moment m
one of the highlights of the festival → l'une des grands moments du festival, l'un des points culminants du festival
the highlight of sth → le clou de qch, le point culminant de qch
the highlight of the evening → le clou de la soirée, le point culminant de la soirée
vt
(= emphasize) → faire ressortir, souligner
(with highlighter pen)surligner
to highlight sth in green → surligner qch en vert
highlights npl
(TV) (= programme) → résumé m filmé
the highlights of the match → le résumé filmé du match
(in hair)reflets mpl, mèches fpl
to have highlights put in one's hair → se faire faire des mèches

highlight

[ˈhaɪˌlaɪt]
1. vt (fig) → mettere in evidenza; (in painting, drawing) → lumeggiare
2. n (fig) (of evening, trip) → clou m inv (Art) → luce f highlights npl (in hair) → colpi mpl di sole, riflessi mpl

high

(hai) adjective
1. at, from, or reaching up to, a great distance from ground-level, sea-level etc. a high mountain; a high dive; a dive from the high diving-board.
2. having a particular height. This building is about 20 metres high; My horse is fifteen hands high.
3. great; large; considerable. The car was travelling at high speed; He has a high opinion of her work; They charge high prices; high hopes; The child has a high fever/temperature.
4. most important; very important. the high altar in a church; Important criminal trials are held at the High Court; a high official.
5. noble; good. high ideals.
6. (of a wind) strong. The wind is high tonight.
7. (of sounds) at or towards the top of a (musical) range. a high note.
8. (of voices) like a child's voice (rather than like a man's). He still speaks in a high voice.
9. (of food, especially meat) beginning to go bad.
10. having great value. Aces and kings are high cards.
adverb
at, or to, a great distance from ground-level, sea-level etc. The plane was flying high in the sky; He'll rise high in his profession.
ˈhighly adverb
1. very; very much. highly delighted; highly paid; I value the book highly.
2. with approval. He thinks/speaks very highly of you.
ˈhighness noun
1. the state or quality of being high.
2. a title of a prince, princess etc. Your Highness; Her Highness.
ˈhigh-chair noun
a chair with long legs, used by a baby or young child at mealtimes.
ˌhigh-ˈclass adjective
of high quality. This is a high-class hotel.
higher education
education beyond the level of secondary school education, eg at a university.
high fidelity high quality and great accuracy (in the reproduction of sound). See also hi-fi
ˌhigh-ˈhanded adjective
done, acting, without consultation of, or consideration for, other people. a high-handed decision; A new headmaster should try not to be too high-handed.
ˌhigh-ˈhandedly adverb
ˌhigh-ˈhandedness noun
high jump
a sports contest in which people jump over a bar which is raised until no-one can jump over it.
ˈhighlands noun plural
a mountainous part of certain countries, especially (with capital) of Scotland.
ˈhigh-level adjective
involving important people. high-level talks.
ˈhighlight noun
the best or most memorable event, experience, part of something etc. The highlight of our holiday was a trip to a brewery.
verb
to draw particular attention to (a person, thing etc).
ˌhighly-ˈstrung adjective
very nervous; very easily upset or excited.
ˌhigh-ˈminded adjective
having or showing good or noble ideals, principles etc.
ˌhigh-ˈmindedness noun
ˌhigh-ˈpitched adjective
(of sounds, voices etc) high, sharp. a high-pitched, childish voice.
ˌhigh-ˈpowered adjective
(with an engine which is) very powerful. a high-powered motorboat/engine.
ˈhigh-rise adjective
with many storeys. She does not like living in a high-rise flat as the children cannot get out to play easily.
ˈhighroad noun
a main road.
high school
a secondary school. She goes to high school next year.
ˌhigh-ˈspirited adjective
showing high spirits. a high-spirited horse.
high spirits
enthusiasm, cheerfulness and energy. He's in high spirits today.
high street
(with capital when used as a name) the main street of a town etc, usually with shops etc.
high-tech (ˌhai ˈtek) noun
(also hi-tech, ~high technology) the use of advanced machines and equipment in industry.
adjective
(also hi-tech). high-tech industries.
high tide
the time when the tide is farthest up the shore. High tide today is at 15.46; They set sail at high tide.
high treasontreasonhigh water
the time at which the tide or other water (eg a river) is at its highest point.
ˈhighway noun
a road, especially a large or main road.
Highway Code
in Britain, (a booklet containing) a set of official rules for road users.
ˈhighwaymanplural ˈhighwaymen noun
in earlier times, a man usually on horseback, who attacked and robbed people travelling in coaches etc on public roads.
high wirewirehigh and dry
1. (of boats) on the shore; out of the water. The boat was left high and dry of the beach.
2. in difficulties. Her husband has left her high and dry without any money.
high and low
everywhere. I've searched high and low for that book.
high and mighty
behaving as if one thinks one is very important. Don't be so high and mighty – you're just like any one of us.
the high seas
the open seas; far from land.
it is etc high time
something ought to be done or have been done etc by now. It is high time that this job was finished; It's high time someone spanked that child.

see also tall.

highlight

نِقَاطٌ رَئِيسِيَّة, يُبْرِزُ hlavní událost, zdůraznit fremhæve, højdepunkt hervorheben, Höhepunkt καλύτερο σημείο, τονίζω plato fuerte, poner de relieve kohokohta, korostaa surligner, temps fort istaknuti, najvažniji događaj evidenziare, momento saliente ハイライト, 強調する 강조하다, 최고조의 부분 benadrukken, hoogtepunt framheve, høydepunkt główna atrakcja, uwydatnić destacar, destaque ключевой момент, подчеркивать höjdpunkt, markera เน้น, จุดเด่น önemli olay, vurgulamak nêu bật, phần nổi bật 亮点, 强调

highlight

v. destacar, realzar, subrayar.
References in classic literature ?
The highlights in this part of the work are cleverly managed, the MOTIF is admirably subordinated to the ground tints, and the technique is very fine.
Those are kind and gentle old Jews, but they ain't any fonder of kissing the emotional highlights of Brooklyn than you be.
So much I saw then, all vaguely for the flickering of the lightning, in blinding highlights and dense black shadows.
Edward Olmstead and his team, from the Options Professor newsletter, highlight a play on a company in the aerospace/defense industry, along with one from the computer systems sector.
CAST have recently released the latest version of CAST Highlight rapidly and affordably analyzes even the most complex portfolios of enterprise applications to identify areas where CIOs can focus their efforts and achieve the most "bang for their buck.
Therefore, attention-guiding visual variables should be used to highlight map symbols.
Highlight tracks: Barbara Brousal's lovely Spanish singing in ``Mexican Ole,'' the Blind Boys doing their thing on ``Welcome Table,'' a loopy version of Rufus Thomas' ``Walkin' the Dog.
Another highlight is the account of the obsequies staged on the death of Cosimo II in 1621, the most illustrious brother (chap.
Our evaluation method makes use of static images that show these view combinations and highlight observations in views using color outlines or leader lines.
HIGHLIGHT is excited to announce that all live stand-up comedy shows at the venue are now sponsored by Foster's The shows are presented as Foster's Comedy Live @ highlight and guarantee you the funniest night out you've had in ages.
At her salon, hairdressers highlight the tresses of girls much younger than Martin - even 9- and 10-year-olds.
NEW YORK -- CineSport LLC, the premiere producer and distributor of syndicated online sports video highlights, announced today it has reached a deal with MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, to bring licensed game highlights to its syndicated broadband multi-sport video highlight packages.