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ˈsʌm ɪtsum·mit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topnoun

    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"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"

  2. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitnoun

    the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

    "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"

  3. summit, summit meetingverb

    a meeting of heads of governments

  4. summit, breastverb

    reach the summit (of a mountain)

    "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"

Wiktionary

  1. summitnoun

    a peak; the top of a mountain

    In summer, it is possible to hike to the summit of Mt. Shasta.

  2. summitnoun

    a gathering or assembly of leaders

    They met for an international summit on environmental issues.

  3. summitverb

    To reach the summit of a mountain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Summitnoun

    the top; the highest point

    Etymology: [F. sommet, dim. of OF. som, sum, top, from L. summum, from summus highest. See Sum, n.]

  2. Summitnoun

    the highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme; as, the summit of human fame

    Etymology: [F. sommet, dim. of OF. som, sum, top, from L. summum, from summus highest. See Sum, n.]

  3. Summitnoun

    the most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated

    Etymology: [F. sommet, dim. of OF. som, sum, top, from L. summum, from summus highest. See Sum, n.]

Freebase

  1. Summit

    Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 21,457, reflecting an increase of 326 from the 21,131 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,374 from the 19,757 counted in the 1990 Census. Summit had the 16th-highest per capita income in the state as of the 2000 Census. What is now the city of Summit was incorporated as Summit Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1869, from portions of New Providence Township and Springfield Township. Summit was reincorporated as a city on March 8, 1899. The town's name may refer to its position atop the Second Watchung Mountain; it may also refer to Summit Lodge, the house to which jurist James Kent moved in 1837 and which stands today at 50 Kent Place Boulevard; or to a local sawmill owner who granted passage to the Morris and Essex Railroad for a route to "the summit of the Short Hills".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Summit

    sum′it, n. the highest point or degree: the top.—adj. Summ′itless, having no summit or top.—n. Summ′it-lev′el, the highest level. [O. Fr. som, the top of a hill—L. summum, highest.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. summit

    The highest altitude above mean sea level that a projectile reaches in its flight from the gun to the target; the algebraic sum of the maximum ordinate and the altitude of the gun.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'summit' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3680

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'summit' in Nouns Frequency: #1488

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of summit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of summit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of summit in a Sentence

  1. Lim Eul-chul:

    First, it shows his confidence in drawing out a favorable summit outcome. Second, by sharing his moves he is trying to form a support base as he tries to turn North Korea in a new direction, it shows confidence in maintaining his regime as well. This is a leader North Koreans hadn't seen before: broadcasting technicolor video of foreign city lights, and giving hope to people.

  2. Miha Hribenik:

    The prospects of North Korea dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile arsenals remain as dim as ever, once the cameras are switched off and the enthusiasm over Friday's summit declaration -- which promises a peaceful and nuclear-free Korean peninsula -- subsides, both sides will need to roll up their sleeves and get to work.

  3. Matt Pottinger:

    They've conferred extremely closely, prime Minister Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the President are going to want to exchange views in advance of a summit with the North Korean leader so that we make sure Japanese and American interests are both fully accounted for.

  4. Kim Tae-hoon:

    The agreement from the summit doesn't have binding authority over what the people do or don't do, and it can't undercut the universal value of human rights.

  5. Oliver White:

    These are big mountains with a large hole in their summit, and on Earth that generally means one thing -- a volcano, if they are volcanic, then the summit depression would likely have formed via collapse as material is erupted from underneath.

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