high and low

adverb

Example Sentences

I've been looking high and low for my glasses.
Recent Examples on the Web The onboard Trident camera system consists of three cameras and infrared light that track your pen strokes in both high and low light. Brenda Stolyar, WIRED, 7 Jan. 2023 The company also says that periods of both high and low electrical generation from wind and solar should increase demand to tap into the reservoir. Stanley Reed Matilde Viegas, New York Times, 3 Jan. 2023 With dozens of brands and options to choose from, shelves are flooded with both high and low quality options. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2022 This year’s market conditions have been shaped by investor attitudes, which according to Hackett, are often exaggerated in both high and low scenarios. Lucy Brewster, Fortune, 23 Aug. 2022 Amid recent trends in both high and low ABV, perhaps no style has been left in the dust more than the venerable American pale ale. Kate Bernot, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Aug. 2022 Amid recent trends in both high and low ABV, perhaps no style has been left in the dust more than the venerable American pale ale. Kate Bernot, Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2022 Highs for SaturdayNOAA Highs for SundayNOAA Expect a windy day at the coastline Sunday as the gradient between high and low pressure remains tight. Dave Epstein, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Sep. 2022 In looks like these, his rubber tire dresses and cyborg body suits, Mugler pioneered a form of pop art couture where people and things were wildly interchangeable and distinctions between high and low were thrown joyfully out the window. Harry Tafoya, Town & Country, 29 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1525, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high and low was in 1525

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“High and low.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20and%20low. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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