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culmination

kuhl muh nay shuhn

  • n  a final climactic stage
    their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • n  (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon
  • n  the decisive moment in a novel or play
  • n  a concluding action

  • From Sapporo to Surabaya: A photographic culmination of PTI Asia's road journey from Japan to Indonesia Building Their Lives: The men of Yantang must move to Shanghai and go into .
  • Literally meaning "Fat Tuesday," Mardi Gras is the culmination of a weeks-long Carnival season that ends on Ash Wednesday.
  • That film brought him to another kind of culmination.
News & Articles

  • Local teams prepped for high school rodeo finals
    HEBER CITY — The culmination of the 2012-13 high school rodeo season — the Utah High School Rodeo Association State Finals — begins its four-day run today at the Wasatch County Event Center. read more
    June 12, 2013 - Standard-Examiner
  • Field trip for nursery school kids in Sharon
    The Teddy Bear class at Hertz Nursery School in Sharon had been busy learning all about fire safety. The culmination of this particular unit ended with a field trip to the Sharon Fire Department.  The students watched as a firefighter showed them how they enter a house that is on fire.  Students also got to climb aboard a fire truck and pretend to drive it.
    June 11, 2013 - Sharon Advocate
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    Sohum developer Bob McKee has been ordered to pay $200,000 in fines to Humboldt County in the culmination of a costly 11-year lawsuit over McKee’s purchase and division of Tooby Ranch near Garberville.
    June 11, 2013 - The North Coast Journal
Quotes

  • Drew Brees in Sportsnet.ca
    We just all looked at one another and said, 'We're going to rebuild together. We'll lean on each other,'Brees said. "This is the culmination of that."
  • Morten Andersen in International Herald Tribune
    Andersen said that being a member of the Falcons when the team reached the Super Bowl in 1999 "was the culmination. It was the pinnacle of my career."
  • Bryan Colangelo in Kansas City Star
    Obviously, (the Denver) game was just an absolute kick to the gut,Colangelo said. "When you look back, it's a culmination of things. Expectations are high. We want to win."

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