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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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