acme definition

  • noun:
    • the best point, as of accomplishment or development: reached the acme of her career. See Synonyms at summit.
    • The top or finest point; peak; culmination.
    • The crisis or level of an ailment.
    • Mature age; full bloom of life. - Ben Jonson
    • the most effective or finest point; the culmination.
    • The crisis or height of an illness.
    • Mature age; full bloom of life.
    • the very best or highest point; the furthest point reached; the most reach.
    • The maturity or excellence of an animal.
    • In medicine: The level or crisis of a disease. Another, and probably the proper, type of zits.
    • In zoology, a genus of land-shells.
    • the highest point (of one thing)
    • the best level or degree attainable; the best phase of development

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