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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

I always planned to retire when I was at the top and at Manchester United I have reached the pinnacle of my career.
Eric Cantona

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

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Thomas Wolfe

Are we the only members of the Galaxy that can actually understand what a galaxy is? Could Homo sapiens really be the pinnacle of Creation - the cleverest critters in the cosmos? If we learn the answer is 'no,' that would affect our philosophies forever.
Seth Shostak

For a while I was on the cover of every Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, which was regarded as the pinnacle of success in America.
Elle Macpherson
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Pinnacle Translations

pinnacle in German is Gipfel, Zinne, Spitze

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