Highlight meaning

hīlīt
An especially significant or interesting detail or event.
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The definition of a highlight is a part where the light is the brightest or an important moment or event.

An example of a highlight is the brightest part of a photograph.

An example of a highlight is the part of Christmas Day which was most enjoyed by all members of the family.

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Highlight is defined as to emphasize something.

An example of to highlight is to mention a specific positive during a work meeting.

An example of to highlight is to use a yellow marker to mark off specific lines in the script of a play.

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An area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
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To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
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To give prominence to; emphasize.
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To mark (important passages of text) with a usually fluorescent marker as a means of memory retention or for later reference.
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To give a highlight to (the subject of a painting, for example).
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To lighten (strands of hair), as by bleaching or coloring.
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The most important, interesting, or outstanding part, scene, etc.
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To give a highlight or highlights to.
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To mark with a highlighter.
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An area or a spot in a drawing, painting, or photograph that is strongly illuminated.
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An especially significant or interesting detail or event.
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To be the most outstanding in.
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To designate visually (an icon, a portion of text, etc. on a computer screen) as being selected for some operation.
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To select an item in a menu, on the desktop or within an application in order to copy, move, delete, mark or launch it. Highlighting is typically accomplished by pointing to the object with the mouse and clicking the left mouse button. See Win Highlighting items and highlight bar.
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(cosmetics) A strand or spot hair dyed a different color than the rest.
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To be a highlight of.
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Strands of hair that have been lightened, as by bleaching or coloring.
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To make prominent; emphasize.
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Origin of highlight