Definitions for climaxˈklaɪ mæks
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climax, flood tide(noun)
the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
"the climax of the artist's career"; "in the flood tide of his success"
the decisive moment in a novel or play
"the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"
orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming(noun)
the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
the most severe stage of a disease
arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
"The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
The point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; a culmination
The turning point in a plot or in dramatic action, especially one marking a change in the protagonist's affairs.
A stage of ecological development in which a community of organisms, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself.
Ordering of terms in increasing order of importance or magnitude.
To reach or bring to a climax
To orgasm; to reach orgasm
Origin: From climax, from κλῖμαξ, from κλίνω.
upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent
a figure in which the parts of a sentence or paragraph are so arranged that each succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness
the highest point; the greatest degree
Origin: [L., from Gr. ladder, staircase, fr. to make to bend, to lean. See Ladder, Lean, v. i.]
Climax! is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa. It was one of the few CBS programs of that era to be broadcast in color. Many of the episodes were performed and broadcast live, and although the series was transmitted in color, only black-and-white kinescope copies of some episodes survive to the present day. The series finished at #22 in the Nielsen ratings for the 1955-1956 season and #26 for 1956-1957.
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- кулминация, кулминационна точкаBulgarian
- clímax, orgasmeCatalan, Valencian
- Höhepunkt, OrgasmusGerman
- huippu, huipentumaFinnish
- apogée, jouissanceFrench
- orgasmo, clímaxGalician
- orgasmo, eccitamentoItalian
- कामपूर्ती, समागमपूर्ती, संभोगपूर्तीMarathi
- clímax, orgasmoPortuguese
- кульминация, разгарRussian
- клѝмакс, klìmaksSerbo-Croatian
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