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Engelsk navneord: peak

1. peak (om mængde el. mål) the most extreme possible amount or value


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningVoltage peak.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)extremum


Mindre specifikke termerlimit, limitation


Mere specifikke termerlower limit, maximum, minimum, upper limit

2. peak (om tid) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flower, flush, heyday, prime


Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period


Mere specifikke termergolden age

3. peak (om tilstand) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acme, elevation, height, meridian, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top


Mindre specifikke termerdegree, level, point, stage

4. peak (om sted) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe view from the peak was magnificent.
They clambered to the tip of Monadnock.
The region is a few molecules wide at the summit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crest, crown, summit, tip, top


Mindre specifikke termerplace, spot, topographic point


Mere specifikke termerbrow, hilltop, mountain peak, pinnacle

5. peak (om form) a V shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)point, tip


Mindre specifikke termerconvex shape, convexity


Mere specifikke termercusp, head, widow's peak


Omfatter disse overordnede termeralpenstock, arrowhead, blade, brand, cone, cone shape, conoid, knife, pencil, steel, sword

6. peak (om sted) the highest point (of something)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAt the peak of the pyramid.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acme, apex, vertex


Mindre specifikke termerextreme, extreme point, extremum


Mere specifikke termercrown, roof peak

7. peak (om genstand) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bill, eyeshade, visor, vizor


Mindre specifikke termerbrim


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbaseball cap, golf cap, jockey cap, kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap


Engelsk udsagnsord: peak

1. peak (om bevægelse) to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929.
Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)top out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerarrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach


Mere specifikke termercrest


Kan forårsagearise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)bottom out









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