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acme (n.)

"highest point," 1560s, from Greek akme "(highest) point, edge; peak of anything," hence "prime (of life, etc.), the best time" (from PIE *ak-ma-, suffixed form of root *ak- "be sharp, rise (out) to a point, pierce"). In English it was written in Greek letters until c. 1620. The U.S. grocery store chain was founded 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Definitions of acme from WordNet

acme (n.)
the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development;
his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
the artist's gifts are at their acme
Synonyms: height / elevation / peak / pinnacle / summit / superlative / meridian / tiptop / top
acme (n.)
the highest point (of something);
Synonyms: vertex / peak / apex
From wordnet.princeton.edu