The point of culmination; the peak:
(Geography) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, especially when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
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A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
A usually soft and close-fitting head covering, either having no brim or with a visor.
The highest point
The highest point; point of culmination; peak
The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
(Perhaps archaic except astrology) The point, in any trajectory of an object in space, where it is furthest from the Earth.
(Nautical) The lowest part of an anchor, where the arms are joined to the shank.
A point or pointed end; apex; peak
The highest point
A usually ornamental tuft, ridge, or similar projection on the head of a bird or other animal.
A turning point; a crisis:
The highest point of power, prosperity, splendor, etc.; zenith; apex
The point at which an orbiting object, such as a planet or a comet, is closest to the Sun.
(Darts) The uppermost field of a dartboard; the double-20 field
The definition of a turning point is a point in time when something happens that causes a shift or an irrevocable change in direction.
A corner point of a triangle, square, cube, parallelepiped, or other geometric figure bounded by lines, planes, or lines and planes
That point of the celestial sphere directly opposite to the zenith and directly below the observer
The top covering of something:
The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
A tall pointed formation, such as a mountain peak.
The act, event, or time of payment
(Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
A sharp or tapered end
The definition of a sharp is something with a pointed end.
the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
(Astronomy) The point opposite the solar apex
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