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Definition of Summit

Summit

  1. The top; the highest point.
  2. The highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme; as, the summit of human fame.
  3. The most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated.

Summit Quotations

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
Victor Hugo

President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards.
Conan O'Brien

You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Stanislaw Lem

There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
Jack London

It's not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.
Gustav Mahler
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Summit Translations

summit in Danish is spids, top, overflade
summit in Dutch is spits, punt, top, tip, neus, piek
summit in German is Gipfel
summit in Swedish is topp
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