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The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
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  1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
  2. A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
  3. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
The part farthest from a given reference point:
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  1. The part farthest from a given reference point:
  2. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  3. The highest position or rank:
The point on the celestial sphere that is directly above the observer (90 degrees above the celestial horizon ).
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  1. The point on the celestial sphere that is directly above the observer (90 degrees above the celestial horizon ).
  2. The highest point; peak
  3. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
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A crown for covering or sealing a tooth.
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  1. A crown for covering or sealing a tooth.
  2. A special head covering worn to indicate rank, occupation, or membership in a particular group:
  3. A summit or top, as of a mountain.
The highest or culminating point; the peak:
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  1. The highest or culminating point; the peak:
  2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
  3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
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  1. The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
  2. The persistent, mostly underground base of a perennial herb.
  3. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
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  1. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
  2. Elevation or distance above a given level, as above the surface of the earth or sea; altitude
  3. The point of highest intensity; the climax:
The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
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  1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
  2. A widow's peak.
  3. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure:
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  1. The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure:
  2. The top covering of something:
  3. The exterior surface and its supporting structures on the top of a building.
The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
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  1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
  2. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
  3. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
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  1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  2. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
  3. The highest position or rank:
The highest point; the apex or summit:
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  1. The highest point; the apex or summit:
  2. The highest point; summit; apex, as the top point of the sun, moon, etc. above the horizon
  3. (Anat., Zool.) The top or crown of the head
(Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
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  1. (Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
  2. The highest point, as of achievement or development:
  3. The highest point; point of culmination; peak
The point in an orbit that is most distant from the body being orbited.
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  1. The point in an orbit that is most distant from the body being orbited.
  2. The point farthest from Earth's center in the orbit of the Moon or an artificial satellite.
  3. The farthest or highest point; the apex:
The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
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  1. The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
  2. (Ecol.) A final, self-perpetuating community of plants and animals that develops in a particular climate, soil, etc.: it will persist as long as the same conditions prevail
  3. The final, culminating element or event in a series; highest point, as of interest or excitement
The highest or culminating point; the peak:
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  1. The highest or culminating point; the peak:
  2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
  3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
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  1. The point at or just below the surface of the ground where the stem and the root join, esp. in perennial herbs
  2. The persistent, mostly underground base of a perennial herb.
  3. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
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  1. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
  2. (Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
  3. A culminating; reaching of the highest or lowest altitude or point
Elevation or distance above a given level, as above the surface of the earth or sea; altitude
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  1. Elevation or distance above a given level, as above the surface of the earth or sea; altitude
  2. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
  3. The point of highest intensity; the climax:
(Geog.) A of the earth passing through the geographical poles and any given point on the earth's surface
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  1. (Geog.) A of the earth passing through the geographical poles and any given point on the earth's surface
  2. (Archaic) The highest apparent point reached by a celestial body in its course
  3. The highest point or stage of development; peak:
The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
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  1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
  2. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
  3. A widow's peak.
The highest point; culmination; acme
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  1. The highest point; culmination; acme
  2. A tall pointed formation, such as a mountain peak.
  3. A pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak
The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
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  1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
  2. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
  3. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
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  1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  2. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
  3. The highest position or rank:
The point of culmination; the peak:
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  1. The point of culmination; the peak:
  2. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
  3. The highest point; peak
(Informal) Something coming as a climax or culmination to a series of events, esp. when unexpected or improbable
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  1. (Informal) Something coming as a climax or culmination to a series of events, esp. when unexpected or improbable
  2. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
  3. The act, event, or time of payment
The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
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  1. The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
  2. The most severe point in the course of an illness
  3. The highest point in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain
(Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
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  1. (Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
  2. A slender, needlelike part or structure, such as a spine or bristle of certain plants and animals or a crystal of certain minerals.
A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
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  1. A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
(Architecture) The point of intersection of two ornamental arcs or curves, such as the inner points of a trefoil.
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  1. (Architecture) The point of intersection of two ornamental arcs or curves, such as the inner points of a trefoil.
  2. A point or pointed end; apex; peak
  3. (Astronomy) Either point of a crescent moon.
A sharp, pointed part or organ, especially a sharp terminal point, as of a leaf or shell.
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  1. A sharp, pointed part or organ, especially a sharp terminal point, as of a leaf or shell.
  2. (Biol.) A short, sharp point, tip, or process projecting abruptly from certain parts and organs, as at the end of a leaf
(--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
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  1. (--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
  2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
  3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
(Baseball) A pitched ball that is tipped:
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  1. (Baseball) A pitched ball that is tipped:
  2. A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc. [From mid-19th c.]
  3. (Sports) A deflection or tap of the ball, puck, etc., esp. one that scores a goal
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