acme acme  /ˈæk mi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
  2. (n) the highest point (of something)

Usage(s):

  1. Thus, it is known that one "tomb" is furnished in the acme of masculine comfort, all its furniture being heavily upholstered in black leather.
  2. The acme of his creative powers was the fresco cycle in the Vatican Apartments, Rome; the most famous part being the 'School of Athens' in the library of the Pope.
  3. The acme is surely kimchi, a wondrous Korean pickle.

News

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright Duncan House celebrates 6th year

    By Cami Dibattista A dinner in honor of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the world’s most celebrated architects, recently took place at Polymath Park Resort in Acme. The ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Jenkintown Acme to see Alex's Lemonade Stand

    In a continuing effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against kids’ cancer, 11-year-old Isabella Duarte will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand fundraiser as part of the foundation’s National Lemonade Days Weekend Sunday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jenkintown Acme at 323 Old York Road.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The Globe

  3. NFL pulse: Bill Belichick stays in character, Manti Te'o speaks and more

    Desmond Bishop on his way out in Green Bay. A surprising move in June. Acme Packing Company takes a look at the reason -- it's always about the money -- and what it means for Green Bay's linebackers.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "I think I'll forget about it tonight when I'm in the Acme Oyster House," Bohn said.
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Jason Bohn Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "eSolar has produced the first solar energy that is competitive with fossil fuels," said Bill Gross, CEO of eSolar. "ACME's $30 million commitment demonstrates their confidence in eSolar's technology. We are committed to working with the very...
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Bill Gross Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. Commenting on the fourth quarter and full year results, Jamie Kellner, ACME's Chairman and CEO, said, "This past year was a very difficult one for the industry and for ACME. Market conditions were challenging, especially given the competition's...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Jamie Kellner Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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