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high +‎ level


high-level (not comparable)

  1. Taking place or existing at a high level, altitude or elevation.
  2. Of or pertaining to a person of a high social position or high rank within a hierarchy or organization.
  3. Consisting of such people.
    high-level conference
    • 1961 March, “Talking of trains”, in Trains Illustrated, page 130:
      Within 22 minutes of the high-level decision at 1.38 a.m. on the Sunday morning to withdraw the electric trains, a special control had been established at Glasgow North headquarters to organise the return to steam working.
  4. (computing, of a programming language) Consisting of relatively natural language-like commands and mathematical notations which, after compilation or interpretation, become a set of machine language instructions.



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