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high sign

n. Informal
A prearranged signal intended to warn or inform: gave me the high sign that it was time to leave.

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n.
a gesture, glance, or facial expression used as a surreptitious signal to warn, admonish, or inform.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.high sign - a silent signal of warning or recognition; "she started to speak but he gave her the high sign"
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

high sign

noun
Informal. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement:
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When we drive, we are moving at 60 kilometers an hour, and the visual landscape is designed for such-large billboards, wide streets, high signs which can be viewed from far away.
Our latest survey marks a year of record high signs of business growth and record low business distress, and there are also signs that these growth indicators are also starting to become more balanced.
Commenting on the R3 findings, Chris Wood, Yorkshire R3 committee member and partner at Clough Corporate Solutions in Cleckheaton, said: "This survey marks a year of record high signs of business growth and record low business distress.