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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pinnacle(0.02138 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pinnacle.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a
buttress of tower
2: 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” [syn: acme, height, elevation,
peak, summit, superlative, top]
3: a lofty peak
v 1: surmount with a pinnacle; “pinnacle a pediment”
2: raise on or as if on a pinnacle; “He did not want to be
pinnacled” English → English (gcide)
Pinnacle \Pin"na*cle\, n. [OE. pinacle, F. pinacle, L.
pinnaculum, fr. pinna pinnacle, feather. See Pin a peg.]
1. (Arch.) An architectural member, upright, and generally
ending in a small spire, -- used to finish a buttress, to
constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles
flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles may be
considered primarily as added weight, where it is
necessary to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.
Some renowned metropolis
With glistering spires and pinnacles around.
2. Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed
Three silent pinnacles of aged snow. --Tennyson.
The slippery tops of human state,
The gilded pinnacles of fate. --Cowley.
Pinnacle \Pin"na*cle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinnacled; p. pr. &
vb. n. Pinnacling.]
To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles. --T.