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pinnacles, plural;
  1. Set on or as if on a pinnacle
    • - a rustic cross was pinnacled upon the makeshift altar
  2. Form the culminating point or example of

  1. A high, pointed piece of rock

  2. A small pointed turret built as an ornament on a roof

  3. The most successful point; the culmination
    • - he had reached the pinnacle of his career

  1. surmount with a pinnacle; "pinnacle a pediment"
  2. (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
  3. acme: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "... ...
  4. a lofty peak
  5. A pinnacle (from Latin pinnaculum, a little feather, pinna, compare panache) is an architectural ornament originally forming the cap or crown of a buttress or small turret, but afterwards used on parapets at the corners of towers and in many other situations. ...
  6. The United States military uses a number of terms to define the magnitude and extent of nuclear incidents.
  7. Pinnacle was a weekend news program that aired weekly on CNN from 1982 until 2003.
  8. The Pinnacle is a residential skyscraper in downtown Chicago, Illinois. It was designed by Lucien Lagrange Architects and was developed by the Fordham Company. Completed in 2004 the building measures 535 ft (169 m) tall with 49 stories. ...
  9. The Pinnacle at Symphony Place is a 29 story, office and retail skyscraper located in Nashville, Tennessee, in the city's SoBro (South of Broadway) district. Located across the street from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the building officially opened on February 10, 2010. ...
  10. The Pinnacle is local high point on the Blue Mountain ridge of the Appalachian Mountains. Due to its location on the Appalachian Trail, and its reputation as one of the best views in Pennsylvania, the Pinnacle is heavily used by hikers.
  11. The highest point; A tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain; An all-time high; a point of greatest achievement or success; to put something on a pinnacle
  12. Small narrow pointed tower capping buttresses and openwork gablets or portals and galleries.
  13. A tall, tower-shaped or spire-shaped pillar of rock.
  14. a pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak.
  15. A carved ornament at the top or crest of a piece of furniture.
  16. a tower-like projection from a ridge or the top of a mountain. Would usually be used as a discrete individual building and designed to appear to emerge from the general landscape. ...
  17. steep pyramidal or conical ornament to a spire, buttress or parapet
  18. A slender pointed summit placed on top of buttresses, gables etc.
  19. Projecting or ornamental cap on the high point of a roof.
  20. A proprietary computer database designed by Tahitian Noni International to organize distributorship, order, pedigree and commission information.
  21. small ornamental turret usually ending in a pyramid or cone crowning a buttress or roof.
  22. A pointed and often ornamented termination of a spire, buttress, or other extremity of a building
  23. (1) The highest point. (2) A turret or elevated portion of a building. (3) A small ornamental body or shaft terminated by a cone or pyramid.
  24. Ornamental crowning spire, tower, etc.
  25. n. The highest point. To literal usage, "the pinnacle of the mountain" etc., has been added figurative usage, "the pinnacle of his career" etc., to refer to the highest point which cannot get any higher.