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Definition of peak

peak
Peag Peag, n. [Written also peage, peak, peeke.] [Prob. of North Amer. Indian origin.] A kind of aboriginal shell money, or wampum, of the Atlantic coast of the United States; -- originally applied only to polished white cylindrical beads.
Peak
Peak Peak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Peaking.] 1. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak. There peaketh up a mighty high mount. --Holand. 2. To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky. ``Dwindle, peak, and pine.' --Shak. 3. [Cf. Peek.] To pry; to peep slyly. --Shak. Peak arch (Arch.), a pointed or Gothic arch.
Peak
Peak Peak, v. t. (Naut.) To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.

Meaning of peak from wikipedia

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- Dante's Peak is a 1997 American disaster thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Elizabeth...
- terms acme, apex, peak (mountain peak), and zenith are synonymous. The term top (mountain top) is generally used only for a mountain peak that is located...
- Peak Colorado Department of Transportation. "Peak To Peak". Colorado Department of Transportation. CDOT Travel Center.gov: Peak to Peak Highway] Peak...
- A widow's peak is a V-shaped point in the hairline in the center of the forehead. Hair growth on the forehead is suppressed in a bilateral pair of periorbital...
- Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins. The film stars Mia...
- A peak ring crater is a type of complex crater, which is different from a multi-ringed basin. A central peak is not seen; instead, a roughly circular ring...
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- circuitry, peak-to-peak amplitudes of electric oscillations can be measured by meters or by viewing the waveform on an oscilloscope. Peak-to-peak is a straightforward...
- Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot (4,302.31 m) fourteener...
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