high profile

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n high profile a position attracting much attention and publicity
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Quotations

  • Kate Moss
    Kate Moss
    “Now I'm being blamed not only for anorexia but for lung cancer. [On being a high-profile social smoker]”

Usage

In literature:

William Cook was a strong believer in high-profile prosecutions with symbolic overtones.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
She was a large, stout, high-coloured woman, with a fine profile, probably Jewish.
"Aaron's Rod" by D. H. Lawrence
The Professor's beautiful profile, like a fine steel engraving, thrown into high relief by the lamplight, seemed a part of it.
"Bambi" by Marjorie Benton Cooke
She was looking straight beyond him to where Randy stood by a window, tall and thin with his Indian profile, and his high-held head.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
It was a shadow nearly a hundred feet long, a high-cheeked head without a chin and all nose, like the profile of a mountain.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
She was looking straight beyond him to where Randy stood, by a window, tall and thin with his Indian profile, and his high-held head.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
Even at that distance she recognized Harriet Warren's handsome, high-coloured profile.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Merry had a pretty profile, with the short upper-lip and the graceful appearance of a very high-bred girl.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
From the hat to the high tan boots, she was neat and womanly; yet it was not this that attracted him so much as her profile.
"The Plunderer" by Roy Norton
Mrs. Wheaton, for all her petty airs and evil-scenting profile, was really a woman of high ideals.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
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In news:

Halpern, a Chicago-based construction manager who oversaw numerous high-profile domestic and international building projects during a 50-year career, died July 3 of complications from cancer treatment in Houston.
Recent high-profile sex offense cases don't tell the whole story of sex offenders in America.
Many Democrats started the cycle off in strong position, particularly after high-profile fights in Congress over issues like the payroll tax extension and student loan rates.
For both President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, the bid to broker a cease-fire in Gaza was high-profile, high-risk diplomacy.
So what's Warren Jeffs doing, first by firing all his high-profile lawyers, insisting on representing himself and then sitting silently as the trial begins.
Two of Ulster's most high-profile players will get the opportunity to make up for lost time this coming weekend.
"Pay to Play" reform in New Jersey took effect in 2006 after some very high profile corruption cases.
In the latest high-profile flap over online data privacy, Google has been caught bypassing the privacy settings on Apple's Safari Web browser, letting advertisers track users in unintended ways.
The new skylight is partly covered by a large canvas, not doubt awaiting a suitably high-profile unveiling.
Despite drops in a few high-profile chains like Chipotle and Buffalo Wild Wings, the technicals bode well for a few smaller names.
With Jorge Soler 's move to Single-A Peoria on Thursday, the focus has now turned toward the next high-profile promotion.
Boinc's attractions have reeled in high-profile partners in the world of distributed computing.
In some cases, he guessed, high-profile players might be satisfied with increased stipends and putting money in an escrow account for use after leaving the university.
Ex-wife of high-profile university president pens memoir, tells all about.
The plaintiffs in a high-profile land dispute with.
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In science:

Tissue microarray technology for high-throughput molecular profiling of cancer.
Mass data exploration in oncology: An information synthesis approach
It also an attempt to break free from the traditional way of how photos management and sharing is currently done by several of the high profile websites. Most of these like Flickr, PhotoBucket and Picasa use a grid-like layout to display collections of images and do only offer a very basic set of image operations.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
Baker M (2012) Independent labs to verify high-profile papers.
Deep Impact: Unintended consequences of journal rank
Figure 7 shows the same signals for a current of ~95 mA. The loss along the Linac has increased. Wire profiles along the high-energy linac have not shown any visible increase in beam size for the transverse planes.
High Current Proton Tests of the Fermilab Linac
Prasit, C.C. Chan, Biochemical and pharmacological profile of a tetrasubstituted furanone as a highly selective COX-2 inhibitor, Br. J.
The highly selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor DFU is neuroprotective when given several hours after transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
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