What is peak?

  • (adj): Of a period of maximal use or demand or activity.
    Example: "At peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on peak:

Kinabalu Park - History
... He also became the first recorded man to reach the peak of Mount Kinabalu ... The highest peak of the mountain was later named after him—Low's Peak ...
Peak, South Carolina - Demographics
... There were 28 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Coast Mountains - High-prominence Peaks
... as GeoRSS Map of all microformatted coordinates Place data as RDF Mountain/Peak Height (metres) Prominence (metres) Height (feet) Prominence (feet) Location Mount Waddington ...
Girnar Peak
... The tallest of the mountains rises to 1,031 metres (3,383 ft), the highest peak in Gujarat ... A stone path — a pilgrimage route - climbs from peak to peak ... the trailhead to the last temple on the highest peak, but the actual number is roughly 8,000 ...
Ouray Peak
... Ouray Peak, 3,949 meters (12,957 ft) tall, is a peak located central Colorado ... The peak is located in the northern Sawatch Mountains ... Not to be confused with Mount Ouray, also called Ouray Peak in northern Saguache County ...

More definitions of "peak":

  • (noun): The most extreme possible amount or value.
    Example: "Voltage peak"
    Synonyms: extremum
  • (noun): The top point of a mountain or hill.
    Example: "The view from the peak was magnificent"
    Synonyms: crown, crest, top, tip, summit
  • (noun): The highest point (of something).
    Example: "At the peak of the pyramid"
    Synonyms: vertex, apex, acme
  • (noun): A V shape.
    Synonyms: point, tip
  • (verb): To reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity.
    Example: "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"
  • (adj): Approaching or constituting a maximum.
    Example: "Working at peak efficiency"
    Synonyms: highest

Famous quotes containing the word peak:

    I think I’ve been good, but I want to be better. I think women reach their peak in their mid-thirties.
    Mary Decker Slaney (b. 1958)

    In the mountains the shortest route is from peak to peak, but for that you must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks: and those to whom they are spoken should be big and tall of stature.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks: and those to whom they are addressed, great and lofty.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)