high-level


high–lev·el

adjective \ˈhī-ˈle-vəl\

: of great importance or high rank

Full Definition of HIGH-LEVEL

1
:  occurring, done, or placed at a high level
2
:  being of high importance or rank <high–level diplomats>
3
:  of, relating to, or being a computer programming language (as BASIC or Pascal) which is similar to a natural language (as English) and in which each statement is translated by a compiler usually into several machine language instructions
4
:  relating to or being nuclear waste that contains highly concentrated radioactive components which are environmentally hazardous

First Known Use of HIGH-LEVEL

1811

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