High Point


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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.
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high point

n the high point (of show, evening, holiday) → il clou m inv
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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.
The heralds finished their proclamation with their usual cry of ``Largesse, largesse, gallant knights!'' 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 gentlemen-donkeys wore high pointed caps set between their great ears, and the lady-donkeys wore sunbonnets with holes cut in the top for the ears to stick through.
Little Tuk looked, and all was red and green before his eyes; but as soon as the confusion of colors was somewhat over, all of a sudden there appeared a wooded slope close to the bay, and high up above stood a magnificent old church, with two high pointed towers.
The midday light that fell on the close pavement of human heads was shed through a line of high pointed windows, variegated with the mellow tints of old painted glass.
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.
The study is significantly different from other previous economic impact studies in that it defines the study area as the 30 counties (22 in North Carolina and 8 in Virginia) within a 75-mile radius from downtown High Point.

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