Architecture a tiny turret or spire on a roof or buttress.
A tall pointed development, particularly a mountain peak.
the best point; the culmination. See Synonyms at summit.
The highest point.
A tall, sharp and craggy stone or mountain.
An all-time extreme; a spot of best accomplishment or success.
An architectural member, upright, and generally ending in a little spire, -- regularly finish a buttress, to constitute part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles are considered mainly as added body weight, where it is crucial to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.
Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty top; a pointed summit.
A sharp point or top; the very topmost point, as of a mountain.
In architecture, any fairly tiny framework (of whatever form, but commonly terminating in a cone or a pyramid) that rises over the roof or coping of a building, or caps a projecting architectural member, particularly a buttress.
the best level or level attainable; the greatest phase of development
(architecture) a slender upright spire near the top of a buttress of tower