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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]
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