Definition of Highrises

1. Noun. (plural of highrise) ¹



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Definition of Highrises

1. highrise [n] - See also: highrise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Highrises

highman
highmen
highmost
highness
highnesse
highnesses
highpoint
highpoints
highpriest
highpriests
highprofile
highresolution
highrise
highrises (current term)
highrisk
highroad
highroads
highs
highschool
highschoolboy
highschoolboys
highschooler
highschoolers
highschoolgirl
highschoolgirls
highschools
highspot
highspots

Literary usage of Highrises

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1. Race and Default in Credit Markets: A Colloquy edited by Michael A. Stegman (1996)
"highrises located at sites with 1000+ units had a much higher average ... However, in sites with 1000 or fewer units, robbery rates for highrises were only ..."

2. Naked Cities by Mute (2006)
"Now highrises are strictly for business - office blocks or yuppie apartments. ... Meanwhile, out of my window, corporate highrises are slung up apace. ..."

3. The Bahamas: A Taste of the Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2000)
"You won't find beach vendors on these shores, just a few people enjoying snorkeling or a swim in the gentle surf. highrises are forbidden, and resorts may ..."

4. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Urbanization has replaced the vineyards and forests in Paris but, once you get past the ring of suburban highrises, Ile-de-France is mostly forests and ..."

5. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"The city — or at least the street level element of it that is strictly separated from the highrises in which other segments of the highly stratified society ..."

6. Adventure Guide to the Chesapeake Bay by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2000)
"From here, you can begin to see the highrises of Ocean City across the bay, but nearer at hand is ..."

7. Crucibles of Hazard: Mega-Cities and Disasters in Transition by James K. Mitchell (1999)
"The image of a powerful vortex spinning behind glass and steel highrises that are the product of Miami's recent emergence as an international centre of ..."

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