Complete Definition of "acme"

see|ACME
English

Etymology
Gr. term|scGrek|ακμή|tracme||point, top|lang=el.

Noun
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  1. The top or highest point; the culmination.

#: The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry. - w:Alexander Pope|Alexander Pope
#: The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of its supremacy. - w:I. Taylor|I. Taylor

  1. medicine The crisis or height of a disease.
  2. Mature age; full bloom of life. - w:Ben Jonson|Ben Jonson

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