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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pinnacle (0.02138 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pinnacle.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pinnacle pinnacle 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) Definition: Pinnacle 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. [1913 Webster] Some renowned metropolis With glistering spires and pinnacles around. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed summit. [1913 Webster] Three silent pinnacles of aged snow. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] The slippery tops of human state, The gilded pinnacles of fate. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] 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. Warton. [1913 Webster]

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