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peak

(pēk),
The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable.
[M.E. peke, pike, fr. Sp. pico, beak, fr. L. picus, magpie]

peak

(pēk) the top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable.
kilovolts peak  (kVp) the highest kilovoltage used in producing a radiograph.

peak

Etymology: ME, pec
the amount of medication in the blood that represents the highest level during a drug administration cycle.

peak

noun A popular term for the acme of a sexual climax.

verb To reach the acme of a sexual climax.

peak

(pēk)
The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable.
[M.E. peke, pike, fr. Sp. pico, beak, fr. L. picus, magpie]

peak

(pēk)
The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable.
[M.E. peke, pike, fr. Sp. pico, beak, fr. L. picus, magpie]

peak,

n the buccal, outer high point of the normal interproximal tissue that rises to a peak; connected interdentally to a lingual peak by a triangular ridge, with a depression termed a
col.
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The good news is that the peak oil doomsters are probably wrong that world oil production is about to decline forever.
So it's business as usual, with the politicians in denial, until we finally see the oil peak in the rear-view mirror.
Rather, the theory of peak oil derives from a simpler but less widely understood question: How fast can the stuff be pumped out of the ground?
The address of the prefecture government was used as the representative site of prefecture surveillance data, and unweighted moving average for each prefectural peak week was applied after adjusting the time scale.
1] peak, which is probably related to the methylene wag deformation, and the 825 [cm.
Narrow peaks and accuracy in the peak positions are essential for high quality powder diffraction measurements.
While a paint supervisor at Cal Tech, Peak began making fiberglass rods - his Zenith model - out of his Pasadena home in 1939.
Pittsburgh $428 off-peak/$468 peak $214 off-peak $234 peak New York (LaGuardia) $488 off-peak/$528 peak $244 off-peak $264 peak Cleveland $498 off-peak/$538 peak $249 off-peak Philadelphia $269 peak
Just the kind of peak led to the discovery of the buckyball, one of a class of cage-like carbon molecules called fullerenes that has riveted the chemistry, physics and materials science communities for almost two years (SN: 8/24/91, p.
On Tuesday, February 13 at 12:45 PM, Chris Schultz, senior SAP systems architect at PEAK, will speak in the Vendor Theatre in the exhibit hall.
The images on the left were made with the specimen at peak temperature and the images on the right were taken well after the peak, when much of the heat had conducted and radiated away.
It is East Peak Advisors' good fortune to be adding this extremely talented and experienced investment banking specialist to the firm," said David DeRuff, Managing Partner at East Peak Advisors.