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summit

Roget category 210

2. Words relating to space
2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.2. Linear dimensions

#210. Summit

noun

summit, summitytop, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning pointturn of the tide, fountain headwater shed, water partingsky, pole.
tip, tip topcrest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nibend etc. 67crown, browhead, nob, noddle, patecapsheaf.
high places, heights.
topgallant mast, sky scraperquarter deck, hurricane deck.
architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablaturetympanumceiling etc. (covering) 223.
attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story.
[metaphorical use] summit conference, summitpeak of achievement, peak of performancepeaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs).

verb

culminate, crown, topovertop etc. (be superior to) 33.

adjective

highest etc. (high) etc. 206toptop most, upper mosttiptopculminating etc. v. — meridian, meridionalcapital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant.

adverb

atop, at the top of the tree.

phrase

en flutefleur deau [Fr.].



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