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Meaning of ACME

Pronunciation:  'akmee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid"
  2. [n]  the highest level or degree attainable; "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"
 

ACME is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: apex, elevation, height, peak, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top, vertex
 
 See Also: crown, degree, extreme, extreme point, extremum, level, point, roof peak, stage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"me\, n. [Gr. ? point, top.]
1. The top or highest point; the culmination.

         The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry.
                                               --Pope.

         The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of
         its supremacy.                        --I. Taylor.

2. (Med.) The crisis or height of a disease.

3. Mature age; full bloom of life. --B. Jonson.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

/ak'mee/ 1. A Company that Makes Everything. The canonical imaginary business. Possibly also derived from the word "acme" meaning "highest point".

2. A program for ms-dos.

 
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