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  1. [noun] the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak"
    Synonyms: extremum

  2. [noun] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    Synonyms: flower, prime, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush

  3. [noun] the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
    Synonyms: acme, height, elevation, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top

  4. [noun] the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
    Synonyms: crown, crest, top, tip, summit

  5. [noun] a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
    Synonyms: point, tip

  6. [noun] the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
    Synonyms: vertex, apex, acme

  7. [noun] a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
    Synonyms: bill, eyeshade, visor, vizor

  8. [verb] to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"

  9. [adjective] of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; "at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable"

  10. [adjective] approaching or constituting a maximum; "maximal temperature"; "maximum speed"; "working at peak efficiency"
    Synonyms: highest


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