—v.t. 1. to emphasize or make prominent.
2. to create highlights in (a photograph or engraving).
—n. 1. Also,high' light".an important, conspicuous, memorable, or enjoyable event, scene, part, or the like: the highlight of his talk; the highlight of the concert series. 2. the area of most intense light on a represented form, as in a painting or photograph.