## Look up: Peak

1. Peak
The transition from the end of an economic expansion to the start of a contraction.
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2. peak
[adj] - of a period of maximal use or demand or activity 2. [n] - the top point of a mountain or hill 3. [v] - to reach the highest point
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3. Peak
1) The highest point in the audio waveform.
2) Short for Peak Detecting (responding to the peak) or Peak Indicating (showing the peak).
3) Having a frequency response that would draw something similar to a mountain peak on a frequency response graph.

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4. Peak
The highest point in the audio waveform on a graph of a sound wave that would look something like a mountain peak. It is the point of greatest voltage or sound pressure in a cycle
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5. Peak
This refers to waves. The peak of a wave (also called the crest) is simply the part of the wave with the greatest amplitude
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6. Peak
Highest point or maximum value.
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7. PEAK
Maximum instantaneous level of a signal. The highest point in the audio waveform on a graph of a sound wave that would look something like a mountain peak. It is the point of greatest voltage or sound pressure in a cycle.

8. Peak
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9. Peak
Technical analysis term to describe the point at which selling pressure starts to dominate over... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/peak.htm?id=12876&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of peak'>more</a>
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10. Peak
Extreme value of a varying quantity, measured from the zero or mean value.
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11. Peak
Maximum one-time exposure, usually 10 minutes. No other exposure is allowed even below TWA. (OSHA Federal Standard - also NIOSH)
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12. Peak
Peak noun [ Middle English pek , Anglo-Saxon peac , perh of Celtic origin; confer Ir. peac a sharp- pointed thing. Confer Pike .] 1. A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the pe...
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1. Peak
Peak intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Peaked ; present participle & verbal noun Peaking .] 1. To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak. &...
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2. Peak
Peak transitive verb (Nautical) To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.
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3. peak
The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable. ... Origin: M.E. Peke, pike, fr. Sp. Pico, beak, fr. L. Picus, magpie ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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4. peak
adjective of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; `at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable`
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5. peak
crown noun the top point of a mountain or hill; `the view from the peak was magnificent`; `they clambered to the summit of Monadnock`
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6. Peak
• (v. i.) To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak. • (n.) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, esp. when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe. • (n.) The narrow part of a vessel`s...
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7. peak
(from the article `chromatography`) ...The detector continuously monitors the amount of solute in the emerging mobile-phase stream—the eluate—and transduces the signal, most often to a ... ...frequently approximated from the peak width and height. Modern electronic integrators will, when p...
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8. peak
(from the article `radiation measurement`) ...are sorted into the channels matching their amplitude, a pulse-height spectrum is accumulated that, after a given measurement time, might resemble ...
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9. Peak
The high point at the end of an economic expansion until the start of a contraction.
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10. Peak
The point at which a price begins to decline after a period of rising. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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11. Peak
The point in the business cycle when an economic expansion reaches its highest point before turning down. Contrasts with trough.
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12. peak
Type: Term Pronunciation: pēk Definitions: 1. The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable.
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13. Peak
[geometry] In geometry, a peak is an (n−3)-face of an n-dimensional polytope. A peak attaches at least three facets (and, accordingly, at least three ridges). A regular n-polytope with Schläfli symbol {p1,p2,p3,...,pn−2,pn−1} has a sequence of pn−1 {p1,p2,p3,...,pn−2} facets aroun...
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