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Peak

Definition

[n] a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
[n] the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
[n] the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
[n] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
[n] the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak"
[n] a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
[n] 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"
[adj] of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; "at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable"
[v] to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929."

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Antonyms

off-peak