peak

  1. the most extreme possible amount or value
  2. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  3. the highest level or degree attainable
  4. the uppermost part of a shape
  5. the top point of a mountain or hill
  6. a V shape
  7. the highest point of something
  8. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

Peak

British Rail Class 44, Class 45 or Class 46 diesel-electric locomotives
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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 properly instructed, ignore electronic ...
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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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Peak

(see also Primetime)
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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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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 bow, or the hold within it. • (v. i.) To pry...
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peak

adjective of a period of maximal use or demand or activity; `at peak hours the streets traffic is unbelievable`
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Peak

[constituency] Peak is one of the 15 constituencies of the Central and Western District Council, Hong Kong. The seat elects one member of the council every four years. The seat is currently held by Joseph Chan Ho-lim of the Liberal Party. The constituency covers the Victoria Peak and Mid-Levels area with the estimated population of 21,203. ...
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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. « There peaketh up a mighty high mou...
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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 peak , or front, of a cap. 'Run your beard into ...
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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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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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peak

A point higher than all adjacent points. Compare summit. Note: A stricter definition is used by peak baggers in New England.
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Peak

a relatively short period during which maximum performance is achieved.
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peak

a relatively short period during which maximum performance is achieved.
Found on http://www.roadbikerider.com/riding-skills/basic-skills/cycling-lingo

Peak

As a bodybuilder prepares for a contest, he/she cuts bodyfat to an unusually low level to bring out maximum muscularity that can be maintained for only a short time, usually only a few days.
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Peak

Extreme value of a varying quantity, measured from the zero or mean value.
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Peak

Highest point or maximum value.
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Peak

Highest-usage period of the business day when a cellular system carries the most calling traffic.
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Technology/Cell_Phones/

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.
Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl

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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Peak

Maximum one-time exposure, usually 10 minutes. No other exposure is allowed even below TWA. (OSHA Federal Standard - also NIOSH)
Found on http://www.chemicalglossary.net/definition/1347-Peak

Peak

Scheduling your training so that your best performance is timed for a goal race or event
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Peak

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