Meaning of highlight

high•light

Pronunciation: (hī'līt"), [key]
— v., n. -light•ed, -light•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to emphasize or make prominent.
  2. to create highlights in (a photograph or engraving).
—n.
  1. an important, conspicuous, memorable, or enjoyable event, scene, part, or the like: the highlight of his talk; the highlight of the concert series.
  2. the area of most intense light on a represented form, as in a painting or photograph.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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