The most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated.
The highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme; as, the summit of human fame.
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summit summon \sum"mon\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. summoned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. summoning.] [oe. somonen, of. sumundre, semondre, f. semondre, from (assumed) ll. summon&ebreve;re, for l. summonēre to give a hint; sub under + monere to admonish, to warn. see monition, and cf. submonish.] 1. to call, bid, or cite; to notify to come to appear; -- often with up. stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. trumpets summon him to war. 2. to give notice to, or command to appear, as in court; to cite by authority; as, to summon witnesses. 3. (mil.) to call upon to surrender, as a fort.
Noun 1. 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" (synonym) acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, superlative, top (hypernym) degree, level, stage, point 2. the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock" (synonym) peak, crown, crest, top, tip (hypernym) topographic point, place, spot (hyponym) hilltop, brow 3. a meeting of heads of governments (synonym) summit meeting (hypernym) meeting Verb 1. reach the summit of a mountain; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit" (hypernym) reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain (derivation) peak, crown, crest, top, tip
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Summit Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
In topography, a summit is a point on a surface that is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. Mathematically, a summit is a local maximum in elevation. In terms of elevation opposite to it are foothills. The topographic terms "acme", "apex", "peak", and "zenith" are synonyms.