Definition Peak

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Definition

a peak: a high point, a crown, a climax; a top, a tip, a summit
noun
a mountain peak the highest point of a mountain
a peak price a maximum price

(she is) at the peak of her success: (she is) at the high point, zenith, culmination of her success
idiom

to peak (at 50 euros per share): to climax, to reach its highest point (at 50 euros per share)
verb
The company's sales peaked in December; they've been going down every month since then.

Examples

  • "In spite of my blinding rage and abiding contempt for you, my yoga guru has advised me that expressing myself to you via a letter may prove therapeutic, which is why I am penning the present missive from my retreat, high atop the Himalayan peaks."
  • "Horatio : This daffodil was delivered to me by a dragon flying from the highest peak in the Himalayas."
  • "The second world war saw a surge in union membership which peaked during the 1950s, when 36% of the US labor force was unionized."
  • "This is obviously a huge stroke of luck for the company, as Ms. Bümbüm is at the peak of her success in Hollywood and worldwide."

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