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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
culmination (plural culminations)
- (astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
- Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
- See also Wikisaurus:apex
astronomy: attainment of the highest point