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KK Pronunciation

〔 pik 〕


〔 pi:k 〕

Overview of noun peak

The noun peak has 7 senses

  • extremum, peak -- (the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak")

  • flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush -- (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)

  • acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top -- (the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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")

  • peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit -- (the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit")

  • point, tip, peak -- (a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points")

  • vertex, peak, apex, acme -- (the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid")

  • bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor -- (a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead")

Overview of verb peak

The verb peak has 1 sense

  • top out, peak -- (to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929";"Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million")