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Related / Similar Words: bill, eyeshade, visor, vizor, crown, crest, top, tip, summit, vertex, apex, acme, extremum, point, height, elevation, pinnacle, superlative, flower, prime, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush

 

Definition:
  • a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead";
  • the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock";
  • the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid";
  • the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak";
  • a V shape; "the cannibal''s teeth were filed to sharp points";
  • the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist''s gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of;
  • the period of greatest prosperity or productivity;
  • to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929";
  • of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; "at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable";

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    Hyponyms: hilltop, brow, pinnacle, mountain peak, crown, roof peak, minimum, lower limit, maximum, upper limit, widow's peak, cusp, head, golden age, crest

     

    Entailments: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise

     

    Part Meronyms: baseball cap, jockey cap, golf cap, kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap, cone, conoid, cone shape, alpenstock, sword, blade, brand, steel, pencil, arrowhead, knife

     

    Derivational Morphology: summit, top, clear, cap, crest, sharpen, taper, point, lead, exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, lift, blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold, acme, height, elevation, pinnacle, superlative, extremum

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 尖峰   Dutch: piek  
    Finnish: huippu   French: cime  
    German: Gipfel   Hungarian: csúcs  
    Italian: cima   Japanese: 頂上  
    Korean: 산꼭대기   Portuguese: pico  
    Russian: вершина   Spanish: cima  
    Swedish: topp  
     
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