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

 cul·mi·na·tion /ˌkʌlməˈneʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cul·mi·na·tion n.
 1. The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
 2. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a
           culmination of centuries of development" [syn: apogee]
      2: (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above
         an observer's horizon
      3: the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene
         is the climax of the play" [syn: climax]
      4: a concluding action [syn: completion, closing, windup,
          mop up]