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in astronomy, the maximum height in the sky reached by a celestial body on a given day. At the culminate the body is crossing the observer's celestial meridiancelestial meridian,
vertical circle passing through the north celestial pole and an observer's zenith. It is an axis in the altazimuth coordinate system.
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 and is said to be in upper transittransit,
in astronomy, passage of a body across a meridian or passage of a small body across the visible disk of a larger one. (The passage of a large body across a smaller one is called an eclipse or occultation.
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For ages 13 to 19, the Playhouse will host its 10th annual Summer Theatre Camp June 26 through July 27, which culminates with a musical production of ``Charlotte's Web.
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His discussion culminates in a detailed explanation of omega, the number he famously described 30 years ago to demonstrate Turing's halting theorem.
Light culminates a monthlong series of community symposia addressing human rights issues, offered by the Holocaust Museum Houston, the University of Texas-Austin, and the Jewish Community Association, and marks Ballet Austin's biggest premiere to date.
The third chapter, "'The Parterre Becomes an Actor,' 1680-1725," is about the "critical juncture" when the parterre came to power in the French theatre (10); Ravel covers such areas as the Comedie-Francaise versus the Comedie-Italienne and spectators at fairground theatres, then culminates in a discussion of the Parterre's role in ruining the 1724 production of Voltaire's Mariamne.
This reinforces a notion, suggested by the plan form, that the whole building is encompassed by a single spiralling wall that opens snail-like at the entrance and culminates in the stage.
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Lou Plasencia, President and CEO of The Plasencia Group, commented, "The sale of the Americas Hotel Portfolio culminates a very successful process that began last summer as part of InterContinental Hotels Group's timely global strategic disposition program.
In and of themselves they reveal their dyed-in-the-wool philosophy and the very peculiar slang of such events, which culminates in the words of a bank-branch director: "If someone has visions, they should go out to the fields or els e to therapy.