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1. high-velocity

adjective. operating at high speed.

Synonyms

  • fast

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried

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2. high-pitched

adjective. used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • sopranino
  • shrill
  • high
  • pinched
  • falsetto
  • adenoidal
  • treble
  • screaky
  • alto
  • spiky
  • pitch
  • squealing
  • sharp
  • peaky
  • nasal
  • soprano
  • screechy
  • squeaking
  • squeaky
  • altissimo

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • beseeching
  • short
  • down

3. velocity

noun. ['vəˈlɑːsəti'] distance travelled per unit time.

Synonyms

  • speed
  • peculiar velocity
  • escape velocity
  • terminal velocity
  • groundspeed
  • radial velocity
  • speed of light
  • muzzle velocity
  • airspeed
  • c
  • hypervelocity
  • light speed
  • rate
  • steerageway

Antonyms

  • linger
  • slow
  • fast
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • velocitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)

4. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.

Synonyms

  • grade
  • full
  • utmost
  • broad
  • higher
  • superior
  • advanced
  • graduate
  • degree
  • postgraduate
  • level
  • soaring

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • ascend
  • rise
  • pointless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high').

Synonyms

  • up
  • high-altitude
  • high-level
  • height
  • tall
  • high-stepped
  • soaring
  • commanding
  • high-top
  • steep
  • overlooking
  • tallness
  • high-topped
  • eminent
  • top
  • altitudinous
  • dominating
  • upper
  • lofty
  • towering

Antonyms

  • down
  • side
  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. high

adverb. ['ˈhaɪ'] at a great altitude.

Antonyms

  • forceless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] standing above others in quality or position.

Synonyms

  • superior

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • sopranino
  • shrill
  • pinched
  • falsetto
  • adenoidal
  • treble
  • screaky
  • alto
  • spiky
  • pitch
  • squealing
  • sharp
  • peaky
  • nasal
  • soprano
  • screechy
  • squeaking
  • squeaky
  • altissimo
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • unperceptive
  • stupid

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. high

noun. ['ˈhaɪ'] a lofty level or position or degree.

Synonyms

  • level
  • grade

Antonyms

  • asleep
  • decrease
  • unfinished

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] happy and excited and energetic.

Synonyms

  • elated

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • beseeching

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word high-velocity


1. Noun Phrase
In instances of high velocity streams and wave interaction, gabion wall wire mesh baskets can abrade and tear open, spilling the rock fill 2.

2. Noun Phrase
Egg shells break relatively easily, and when thrown at high velocity, the shells will shatter into sharp shards.

3. Noun Phrase
Lessen the sensitivity of the smoke detector by removing it from an area of air high velocity that can trigger an alarm.

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