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Culmination definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CULMINATION, n.
1. The transit of a planet over the meridian, or highest point of altitude for the day.
2. Top; crown.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development" [syn: apogee, culmination]
2: (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon
3: the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play" [syn: climax, culmination]
4: a concluding action [syn: completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1633 1. the action of culminating 2. culminating position ; climax Synonyms: see summit

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Culmination Cul"mi*na"tion (k[u^]l`m?-n?"sh?n), n. [Cf. F. culmination] 1. The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavently body; passage across the meridian; transit. 2. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Something, especially something important, that is the culmination of an activity, process, or series of events happens at the end of it. Their arrest was the culmination of an operation in which 120 other people were detained. N-SING: usu the N of n

Moby Thesaurus

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