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  • shoulder-high — adj, adv as high as your shoulder ▪ The grass was shoulder high …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shoulder-high — adjective, adverb as high as your shoulders: shoulder high kicks …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shoulder-high — ADJ: usu ADJ n A shoulder high object is as high as your shoulders. ...a shoulder high hedge. ADV: ADV after v Shoulder high is also an adverb. They picked up Oliver and carried him shoulder high into the garage …   English dictionary

  • shoulder-high — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adverb (or adjective) : as high as or up to one s shoulder carried him shoulder high a shoulder high shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoulder-high — adjective, adverb as high as your shoulder: shoulder high grass …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shoulder-high — UK / US adjective, adverb as high as your shoulders …   English dictionary

  • shoulder — n. & v. n. 1 a the part of the body at which the arm, foreleg, or wing is attached. b (in full shoulder joint) the end of the upper arm joining with the collar bone and blade bone. c either of the two projections below the neck from which the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -high — [[t] ha͟ɪ[/t]] COMB in ADJ high combines with words such as knee or shoulder to indicate that someone or something reaches as high as the point that is mentioned. The grass was knee high. COMB in ADV: ADV after v high is also a combining form.… …   English dictionary

  • high|stick — «HY STIHK», Ice Hockey. –v.i. 1. to carry or raise one s stick illegally, above shoulder height. 2. to check, hinder, or strike an opponent by highsticking. –v.t. to check, hinder, or strike (an opponent) illegally with the stick raised above… …   Useful english dictionary

  • High explosive anti-tank warhead — High explosive anti tank (HEAT) rounds are made of an explosive shaped charge that uses the Neumann effect (a development of the Munroe effect) to create a very high velocity jet of metal in a state of superplasticity that can punch through solid …   Wikipedia

  • high-sticking — high′ stick′ing n. spo (in field and ice hockey) the holding of the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usu. resulting in a penalty • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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