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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·me /ˈækmi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ac·me /ˈækmɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ac·me n.
 1. The top or highest point; the culmination.
    The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry.   --Pope.
    The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of its supremacy.   --I. Taylor.
 2. Med. The crisis or height of a disease.
 3. Mature age; full bloom of life.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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" [syn: height, elevation,
            peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top]
      2: the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the
         pyramid" [syn: vertex, peak, apex]