Meaning of high-level


Pronunciation: (hī'lev'ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. undertaken by or composed of participants having a high status: a high-level meeting; a high-level investigation.
  2. having senior authority or high status: high-level personnel.
  3. (of a programming language) based on a vocabulary of Englishlike statements for writing program code rather than the more abstract instructions typical of assembly language or machine language.
  4. (of aerial warfare) undertaken at or from a high altitude: high-level bombing; a high-level attack.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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