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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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But the real challenge for wireless location is in areas where signal blockage runs high, such as inside buildings and in urban canyons between downtown skyscrapers -- locations where conventional GPS simply cannot work.
Emotions and collective familial stress runs high, particularly from the high school sophomore to senior years.
While many of these points may appear non-controversial, the role of the family is a highly contentious issue in international negotiations, where individual rights are given priority and where suspicion of the traditional family as a bastion of male dominance runs high.