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alta [al.ta.] : high (adj.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: alta: high ]

Derivatives of alta

n. (attribute)1. higha lofty level or position or degree.; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
~ degree, level, gradea position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
n. (state)2. highan air mass of higher than normal pressure.; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
~ air massa large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally.
~ anticyclone(meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern.
n. (state)3. higha state of sustained elation.; "I'm on a permanent high these days"
~ elationan exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.
n. (state)4. higha state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics.; "they took drugs to get a high on"
~ elationan exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression.
n. (location)5. heights, higha high place.; "they stood on high and observed the countryside"; "he doesn't like heights"
~ place, spot, topographic pointa point located with respect to surface features of some region.; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
n. (group)6. high, high school, highschool, senior high, senior high schoola public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12.; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
~ gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary schoola school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12.
n. (artifact)7. high, high geara forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed.
~ auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machinea motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.; "he needs a car to get to work"
~ gear mechanism, geara mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle).
~ overdrivea high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power.
adj. 8. highgreater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
~ advancedat a higher level in training or knowledge or skill.; "an advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"
~ broad, fullbeing at a peak or culminating point.; "broad daylight"; "full summer"
~ graduate, postgraduateof or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree.; "graduate courses"
~ higherof education beyond the secondary level.; "higher education"; "higher learning"
~ higheradvanced in complexity or elaboration.; "higher finance"; "higher mathematics"
~ utmost, lasthighest in extent or degree.; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
~ soaringascending to a level markedly higher than the usual.; "soaring prices"
~ superiorof or characteristic of high rank or importance.; "a superior ruler"
adj. 9. high(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high').; "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
~ altitudinousindefinitely high; lofty.
~ commanding, overlooking, dominatingused of a height or viewpoint.; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"
~ towering, eminent, lofty, soaringof imposing height; especially standing out above others.; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"
~ high-altitude, high-leveloccurring at or from a relative high altitude.; "high-level bombing"
~ high-stepped, high-steppinghaving or moving with a high step.; "his high-stepped stride"; "a high-stepping horse"
~ high-top, high-topped(of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers.
~ steepof a slope; set at a high angle.; "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow"
~ upperhigher in place or position.; "the upper bunk"; "in the upper center of the picture"; "the upper stories"
~ tallgreat in vertical dimension; high in stature.; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
~ topsituated at the top or highest position.; "the top shelf"
~ upbeing or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
adj. 10. eminent, highstanding above others in quality or position.; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"
~ superiorof or characteristic of high rank or importance.; "a superior ruler"
adj. 11. high, high-pitchedused of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.
~ pinched, adenoidal, nasalsounding as if the nose were pinched.; "a whining nasal voice"
~ altissimovery high.
~ alto(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group.; "alto clarinet or recorder"
~ countertenor, altoof or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor.
~ falsettoartificially high; above the normal voice range.; "a falsetto voice"
~ peaky, spikyhaving or as if having especially high-pitched spots.; "absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass"
~ shrill, sharphaving or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones.; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"
~ screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing, screakyhaving or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge.
~ soprano, treblehaving or denoting a high range.; "soprano voice"; "soprano sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
~ sopraninohigher in range than soprano.; "a sopranino recorder"
~ tenorof or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice.; "tenor voice"
~ tenor(of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass.; "a tenor sax"
adj. 12. high, in high spiritshappy and excited and energetic.
~ elatedexultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits.; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
adj. 13. gamey, gamy, high(used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted.
~ ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous, stinky, unpleasant-smellinghaving an unpleasant smell.
adj. 14. high, mellowslightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana).
~ drunk, inebriated, intoxicatedstupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol).; "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
adv. 15. high, high upat a great altitude.; "he climbed high on the ladder"
adv. 16. highin or to a high position, amount, or degree.; "prices have gone up far too high"
adv. 17. high, luxuriously, richlyin a rich manner.; "he lives high"
adv. 18. highfar up toward the source.; "he lives high up the river"