High Latitudes

Science / Weather / High Latitudes: The latitude belt roughly between 60° and 90° North and South.

Other Words for High

High Adverb Synonyms: intoxication, altered consciousness
High Noun Synonyms: anticyclone
High Adjective Synonyms: tall, lofty, elevated, towering
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Blocking High

Science / Weather / Blocking High: The development of a warm ridge or cutoff high aloft at high latitudes which becomes associated with a cold high at the surface, causing a split in the westerly winds. Such a high will move very slowl MORE

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

Highlight

Life Style / Painting / Highlight: A point of intense brightness, such as the reflection in an eye. MORE

Highjacking

Business / Finance / Highjacking: A bond with Triple-A or Double-A rating in Standard & Poor's, or Moody's rating system. MORE

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