Roget category 2102. Words relating to space
› 2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.2. Linear dimensions
ne plus utra,
turning point —
turn of the tide,
fountain head —
water parting —
tip, tip top — crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nib — end etc. 67 — crown, brow — head, nob†, noddle†, pate — capsheaf†.
high places, heights.
topgallant mast, sky scraper — quarter deck, hurricane deck.
architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus†, capital, epistyle†, sconce, pediment, entablature† — tympanum — ceiling etc. (covering) 223.
attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story.
[metaphorical use] summit conference, summit — peak of achievement, peak of performance — peaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs).
(be superior to)
upper most —
at the top of the tree.
en flute —
fleur deau [Fr.].
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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