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peak

noun

1 peak

The most extreme possible amount or value:
— Voltage peak.

synonym: extremum.

Dutch: uitschieter
Polish: ekstremum



2 peak

The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

synonyms: bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, heyday, prime.

Dutch: bloeiperiode, bloeitijd, hoogtijdagen
Polish: szczyt

3 peak

The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development:
— The peak of perfection.
— Summer was at its peak.

synonyms: acme, elevation, height, meridian, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top.

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Dutch: overtreffende trap, spits, hoogtepunt, toppunt, top
Polish: kulminacja

4 peak

The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill):
— The view from the peak was magnificent.

synonyms: crest, crown, summit, tip, top.

Dutch: apex, bergtop, kruin, piek, top

5 peak

A V shape.

synonyms: point, tip.

6 peak

The highest point (of something):
— At the peak of the pyramid.

synonyms: acme, apex, vertex.

Dutch: hoek, hoogtepunt, knoop, punt, spits, top, toppunt
Polish: ciemiÄ™

7 peak

A brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes.

synonyms: bill, eyeshade, visor, vizor.

Dutch: oogscherm
Polish: daszek

verb

1 peak

To reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity:
— That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929.

synonym: top out.

Roget 655: be ill etc. adj.; ail, suffer, labor under, be affected with, complain of, have; droop, flag, languish, halt; ... show more

Dutch: pieken


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