High Latitudes: The latitude belt roughly between 60° and 90° North and South.
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 . . . View Full Definition
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 . . . View Full Definition
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 $ . . . View Full Definition
Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART): A treatment to combat AIDS using several different antiretroviral drugs at the same time.
Highlight: A point of intense brightness, such as the reflection in an eye.
Highjacking: A bond with Triple-A or Double-A rating in Standard & Poor's, or Moody's rating system.
Highly Confident Letter: Japanese term for a takeover.
Highlights: The brightest parts of a photo.
Highly Conserved Sequence: Dna sequence that is very similar across several different types of organisms.