ul·​tra·​high ˌəl-trə-ˈhī How to pronounce ultrahigh (audio)
: extremely or extraordinarily high
ultrahigh speeds/temperatures
a car designed for ultrahigh performance
Eager to catch shoppers' eyes, television manufacturers are shipping TVs from the factory with brightness and contrast set ultrahigh.Evan Ramstad

Examples of ultrahigh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And in that respect, Americans dominate the world, the superrich here making up more than a third of the global population of ultrahigh net-worth individuals (UHNWI), according to a Wealth Report issued by Knight Frank, an independent real estate consultancy that has its headquarters in London. Guy Trebay, New York Times, 22 July 2023 The bijou is at home now, on the couch or bed, streaming in ultrahigh definition. Peggy Noonan, WSJ, 16 Dec. 2021 Such ultrahigh energies come from ultrahigh speeds, approaching that of light itself. Katrina Miller, Scientific American, 27 Apr. 2021 Hence, the ultrahigh security measures. Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune, 4 Jan. 2023 The accessory comes with noise-canceling technology to drive out any distractions and combines its ultrahigh-performance drive unit configuration with a Digital Signal Processing (DSP) to deliver outstanding 24-bit high-resolution sound quality. Dana Givens, Robb Report, 7 Dec. 2022 Some advisors, for example, create one bucket to meet their ultrahigh net worth investor’s near-term and ongoing liability and liquidity needs. Thomas H. Ruggie, Forbes, 30 June 2022 While the bulk of the recent activity has been at midrange price points, a flurry of recent ultrahigh-end transactions, including a couple of major townhouse sales on the Upper East Side, suggest that that segment of the market may be heating up too. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2021 Separate ultrahigh-frequency signals in the megahertz range can also transmit heavier files, like images from Perseverance’s onboard cameras. Max G. Levy, Wired, 17 Feb. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultrahigh was in 1822

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“Ultrahigh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrahigh. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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