Origin of high-rise
Examples from the Web for high-rise
Noonan accounts for everything to do with the coat, from the wool production to its current home in a Canada high-rise.
One, called the Qasr al-Nile bridge, runs past the high-rise Semiramis Hotel directly into the square.
She remembers staying in youth hostels and private homes rather than in high-rise hotels.
Police had searched the Bronx high-rise where he was stuck, but never thought he was in one of its elevators.
Some girls gather around a desk in a high-rise apartment building.
Pertinent is the one nearly successful attempt which was made to approach the high-rise problem electrically.Elevator Systems of the Eiffel Tower, 1889|Robert M. Vogel
British Dictionary definitions for high-rise
- (prenominal) of or relating to a building that has many storeys, esp one used for flats or officesa high-rise block Compare low-rise
- (as noun)a high-rise in Atlanta