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Definition of Pinnacle

Pinnacle

  1. An architectural member, upright, and generally ending in a small spire, -- used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles may be considered primarily as added weight, where it is necessary to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.
  2. Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed summit.
  3. To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles.

Pinnacle Quotations

There are lots of people shaping decisions, and so if we want to predict correctly, we have to pay attention to everybody who is trying to shape the outcome, not just the people at the pinnacle of the decision-making pyramid.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Bob Riley

I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle.
Bobby Orr

The pinnacle of the fulfillment I can ever experience for my spirit and soul is to hear from the Lord, when I see Him face to face, 'Well done my good and faithful servant.'
Nick Vujicic

Every person is endowed with God-given abilities, and we must cultivate every ounce of talent we have in order to maintain our pinnacle position in the world.
Benjamin Carson
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Pinnacle Translations

pinnacle in German is Gipfel, Zinne, Spitze
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