High Clouds

Science / Weather / High Clouds: A term used to signify cirriform clouds that are composed of ice crystals and generally have bases above 20,000 feet. The main types of high clouds are cirrus,cirrocumulus, and cirrostratus. This altitude applies to the temperate zone. In the polar regions, these clouds may be found at lower altitudes. In the tropics, the defining altitudes for cloud types are generally higher.

Other Words for High

High Adjective Synonyms: tall, lofty, elevated, towering
High Adverb Synonyms: intoxication, altered consciousness
High Noun Synonyms: anticyclone
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Highly Compensated Employee

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Highly Compensated Employee: For the purposes of retirement plans, a highly compensated employee is defined by the IRS as an employee who owns 5% or more of a company or receives compensationin excess of a predetermined amount. T MORE

Highly Compensated Employees

Business / Taxes / Highly Compensated Employees: Highly compensated employees are people whose on-the-job earnings are higher than the level the government has established to differentiate this category of worker. In 2007, that amount is $100,000. I MORE

Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART)

Health / Disease / Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART): A treatment to combat AIDS using several different antiretroviral drugs at the same time. MORE

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