• Peaking Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Peak
  2. (a.) Pining; sickly; peakish.
  3. (a.) Mean; sneaking.

• Peak Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
  2. (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.
  3. (n.) The narrow part of a vessels bow, or the hold within it.
  4. (v. i.) To pry; to peep slyly.
  5. (v. i.) To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky.
  6. (v. t.) 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.
  7. (n.) The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill.
  8. (n.) The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; -- used in many combinations; as, peak-halyards, peak-brails, etc.
  9. (n.) A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.

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