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high-test

[hahy-test] /ˈhaɪˈtɛst/
adjective
1.
(of gasoline) boiling at a relatively low temperature.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60

hight1

[hahyt] /haɪt/
adjective
1.
Archaic. called or named:
Childe Harold was he hight.
Origin
before 900; Middle English; Old English heht, reduplicated preterit of hātan to name, call, promise, command (cognate with German heissen to call, be called, mean); akin to behest
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hight

/haɪt/
verb
1.
(tr; used only as a past tense in the passive or as a past participle) (archaic, poetic) to name; call: a maid hight Mary
Word Origin
Old English heht, from hatan to call; related to Old Norse heita, Old Frisian hēta, Old High German heizzan
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Word Origin and History for hightest

hight

v.

"named, called" (archaic), from levelled past participle of Middle English highte, from Old English hatte "I am called" (passive of hatan "to call, name, command") merged with heht "called," active past tense of the same verb. Hatte was the only survival in Old English of the old Germanic synthetic passive tense. The word is related to Old Norse heita, Dutch heten, German heißen, Gothic haitan "to call, be called, command" (see cite).

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hightest in Science
high-test  
Relating to highly volatile high-octane gasoline.
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