- high-water mark,
- high-wire act,
Origin of high-voltage
Examples from the Web for high-voltage
To commit this “rudimentary political error,” he wrote, was to “touch a high-voltage line.”China’s Glamorous First Lady Peng Liyuan Saving the Communist Party With Song|Eveline Chao|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But according to their assessment, the victim had already died after being electrocuted by the high-voltage fence.
A 2.6-meter high-voltage fence is intended to prevent inmates from escaping.
The high-voltage squabbling over Obamacare has made health care a particularly sore spot in this debate.Washington’s Silly Plan to Create a National Nurse|Michelle Cottle|February 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. has 215,000 miles of high-voltage power lines; 70 percent of those are more than 30 years old.How to Stop Blackouts: Smart-Grid Technology Could Ease Storms’ Aftermath|Miranda Green|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One had just connected with a high-voltage charge from Charley.Master of the Moondog|Stanley Mullen
Iron pins have already been adopted on a number of high-voltage lines.
The room was electrically charged with the high-voltage of the man in the inner office.Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
Suddenly there was the rasping, snaring crackling of a high-voltage spark.Talents, Incorporated|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
In almost all high-voltage transmissions of the present day in the United States alternating generators are employed.