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Princeton's WordNet

  1. highlight, highlightingnoun

    an area of lightness in a picture


  1. highlightingnoun

    An area of the skin or hair containing highlights.

  2. highlightingadjective

    Causing emphasis, drawing attention; revealing.


  1. highlighting

    Highlighting refers to the act of emphasizing or drawing attention to something specific, such as certain text, data, or areas in a piece of work. It is often done using bright colors, underlines, bold type, or other visual marks in order to make certain elements stand out from the rest. This technique can be used in various fields like education, art, computing, hair styling etc. and can have different meanings depending on the context.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of highlighting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of highlighting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of highlighting in a Sentence

  1. Supriya Mohile:

    Clinicians know that these patients tend to be vulnerable, but I think the study does a really good job of highlighting that with real data and showing that this is a very significant problem, also, this will guide future interventions in terms of trying to close this knowledge gap where the most vulnerable patients are n’t getting the appropriate care.

  2. Eric Dayton:

    The New York Times had done an article highlighting different Thanksgiving side dishes, for Minnesota, they named grape salad as our signature side dish. And no one in Minnesota had ever heard of grape salad... it was kind of a harmless example, but if we don't tell the rest of the country who we are, we end up with grape salad.

  3. Michael Robb:

    This is an important study in highlighting some of the potential risks associated with media use, and specifically handheld mobile devices, what's driving the effect is very important. The negative effects may be due to screen time replacing parent-child interaction (playing, reading, talking, singing, etc.) which are critical for healthy development.

  4. Elizabeth Gregory:

    President Trump and Sen. Rubio Eric Trump and Sen. Rubio worked together to achieve historic results for Floridians, and we look forward to highlighting that record of achievement throughout the campaign.

  5. The Roddick Foundation:

    We believe (Cage) has played an important role in highlighting the ongoing abuses at Guantanamo Bay and at many other sites around the world, including many instances of torture.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    A profound
    B nasty
    C aligned
    D disjointed

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