Definition of high-impact in English:

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Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈɪmpakt/


1(Of plastic or a similar substance) able to withstand great impact without breaking.
Example sentences
  • The co-molded housing of high-impact plastic and rubber is as rugged as it looks.
  • The floodlight's housing and lens are made of high-impact plastic and can rotate and pivot to direct light to precise areas.
  • A strengthened headband merges high-impact plastic with stainless steel at the stress points to keep the Air 3500 strong, yet lightweight and comfortable.
2Denoting exercises, typically aerobics, that place a great deal of stress on the body.
Example sentences
  • Due to bad knees, I can't do a lot of high-impact cardio exercises.
  • Consistently performing high-impact exercise on a hard surface is how you bring about overtraining and related injuries.
  • Participants find that years of stress on the body due to high-impact aerobic classes have damaged their joints.
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