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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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Attempts to Redefine the Ordinary High Water Boundary
High water closed Highway 126 at Cushman for much of the day.
Contact lenses with a low water content dehydrate less on the eye than do lenses with a high water content.
Due to a high water production rate of greater than 1,000 barrels of water per day gas production was hindered which prevented a commercial Barnett Shale completion.
Contract notice: Construction of storm water basin "ettelbruck-gare," the pumping station for high water and supply and exhaust manifolds
The DSC501 is suitable for high water table locations and areas with corrosive soils.
The closed-cell foam, which is naturally antistatic, uses a special PE01/1 grade of Mater-Bi, which is 85% starch plus a high water content, fillers, and biodegradable additives.
All non-water dependent structures will be set 100 feet from the mean high water line.
But he and his colleagues say they are confused becuase nearby drill holes show no evidence of such high water levels.
Contract notice: Contractor under the contract "Recovering high water river Tisza floodplain water carrying capacity of the section between the Szolnok railway bridge and a small circle" of preparation and implementation of the construction plans keop-2.
HOUSTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) announced today that the current high water and flooding issues on the Mississippi River System may have a greater impact on the 2011 second quarter results than originally anticipated.