culmination

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Etymology[edit]

From French culmination

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  • IPA(key): /kʌl.mɪnˈeɪ.ʃən/

Noun[edit]

culmination (plural culminations)

  1. (astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
  2. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.

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