What is climax?

  • (noun): The decisive moment in a novel or play.
    Example: "The deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
    Synonyms: culmination
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on climax:

Lowood Airfield Circuit - Australian Drivers Championship
... Maserati 250F 1958 Round 5 - Alec Mildren – Cooper Climax 1958 Round 6 - Alec Mildren – Cooper Climax 1959 Round 6 - Alec Mildren – Cooper Climax 1959 Round 7 - Alec ...
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Climax, Saskatchewan - In Mainstream Culture
... The town features in the board game Trivial Pursuit, which asks what features on the reverse of the town welcome sign the answer is "Come again!" ... The town also features in a local joke used by drivers coming north into Canada from the U.S ...
Climax Mine
... The Climax mine, located in Climax, Colorado, United States, is a major molybdenum mine in Lake and Summit counties, Colorado ... At its highest output, the Climax mine was the largest molybdenum mine in the world, and for many years it supplied three-fourths of the world's supply of molybdenum ... After a long shutdown, the Climax mine has reopened and resumed shipment of molybdenum on May 10, 2012 ...
Siege Of Fort Mifflin - Siege - Climax
... After a council of war on October 29, Washington ordered Brigadier General James Mitchell Varnum to assume responsibility for the defense of the Delaware ... The two Rhode Island regiments of Varnum's brigade were already manning the forts ...

More definitions of "climax":

  • (noun): Arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness.
  • (noun): The most severe stage of a disease.
  • (verb): End, especially to reach a final or climactic stage.
    Synonyms: culminate
  • (noun): The highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding.
    Example: "The climax of the artist's career"
    Synonyms: flood tide

Famous quotes containing the word climax:

    As for Hitler, his professed religion unhesitatingly juxtaposed the God-Providence and Valhalla. Actually his god was an argument at a political meeting and a manner of reaching an impressive climax at the end of speeches.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)