- n. 高峰；小尖塔；尖峰；极点
- vt. 造小尖塔；置于尖顶上；置于高处
- pinnacle: see pin
- pinnacle (n.)
- c. 1300, "mountain, peak, promontory," from Old French pinacle "top, gable" (13c.) and directly from Late Latin pinnaculum "peak, pinnacle, gable," extended form (via diminutive suffix, but not necessarily implying smallness) of Latin pinna "peak, point," (see pin (n.1)). Figurative use is attested from c. 1400.
- 1. John Major has reached the pinnacle of British politics.
- 2. Even among seasoned mountaineers Pinnacle Ridge is considered quite a tough proposition.
- 3. A walker fell 80ft from a rocky pinnacle.
- 4. the pinnacle of her career
- 5. Now he is at the very pinnacle of his career.
[ pinnacle 造句 ]