Noun: pinnacle pi-nu-kul
Verb: pinnacle pi-nu-kul
- (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
- The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
"...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame";
- acme, height, elevation, peak, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top
- A lofty peak
- Surmount with a pinnacle
"pinnacle a pediment"
- Raise on or as if on a pinnacle
"He did not want to be pinnacled"
Derived forms: pinnacled, pinnacles, pinnacling
Type of: bring up, crest, crown, degree, elevate, get up, level, lift, peak, phase, phasis, point, raise, spire, stage, steeple, summit, surmount, tip, top
Encyclopedia: Pinnacle Pinnacle, NC Pinnacle, North Carolina