Pinnacling
Pinnacle Pin"na*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pinnacled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinnacling}.] To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinnacling — pin·na·cle || pɪnÉ™kl n. turret, tower; precipice, cliff; acme, highest point; summit, peak v. furnish with towers, construct turrets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pinnacle — Pin na*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pinnacled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinnacling}.] To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinnacled — Pinnacle Pin na*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pinnacled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinnacling}.] To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinnacle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pinacle, from Anglo French, from Late Latin pinnaculum small wing, gable, from Latin pinna wing, battlement Date: 14th century 1. an upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pinnacle — /pin euh keuhl/, n., v., pinnacled, pinnacling. n. 1. a lofty peak. 2. the highest or culminating point, as of success, power, fame, etc.: the pinnacle of one s career. 3. any pointed, towering part or formation, as of rock. 4. Archit. a… …   Universalium

  • pinnacle — /ˈpɪnəkəl / (say pinuhkuhl) noun 1. a lofty peak. 2. a lofty eminence or position. 3. the highest or culminating point: the pinnacle of fame. 4. any pointed, towering part or formation, as of rock. 5. Architecture a relatively small upright… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinnacle — [pin′ə kəl] n. [ME pinacle < MFr < LL(Ec) pinnaculum, dim. L pinna, pinnacle, feather: see PEN2] 1. a small turret or spire on a buttress or a supporting pier 2. a pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak 3. the highest point;… …   English World dictionary

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