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High spot

An area of a tooth or restoration that feels abnormal or uncomfortable because it hits its opposing tooth before other teeth meet.
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Just hitting a few high spots, Goloski has won the women's national championship in all four USPSA divisions (Open, Limited, Limited Ten and Production), some more than once.
Pummelling a woeful West Brom has been one of very few high spots in a disappointing run-in.
In a warmly received speech that acknowledged his Tyneside roots, Mr McAvoy revisited the high spots of his union career, but took a sideswipe at Labour politicians for destroying the good relationship the NUT had with previous Ministers.
If the surface is galled from forcing a screwdriver or chisel into the seam to separate the cover, remove the high spots. The area where the bolts mount should also be examined.
Any run-out of the individual calender rolls will be amplified as the high spots and low spots periodically match up between the roll pairs.
Enter Brownells' "Scope Ring Alignment Lap," a specialized tool for lining up a set of rings and then lapping them to remove any high spots or other manufacturing defects that can mar the surface of an aluminum scope tube.
If the low spots of the bevel back the blades the blades will open to 1 3/4 inches, but if the high spots are aligned the blades will stop at a diameter of 1 1/2 inches.
One of the high spots of her career was starring with Marilyn Monroe in the comedy 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'.
Thomas of Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, Calif., goes to the high spots in Yosemite National Park and other snowfields at least 10,000 feet up in the Sierra Nevadas, the Cascades, and the Rocky Mountains.
Sutton will have no better chance to hit the high spots but he failed to set the game alight and was replaced by Tore Andre Flo in the second half.