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  Definition of peak
  1. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
  2. the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
  3. the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
  4. the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak"
  5. a V shape; "the cannibal''s teeth were filed to sharp points"
  6. 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
  7. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  8. to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"
  9. of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; "at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable"
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

 

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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