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Summit,

city (1990 pop. 19,757), Union co., NE N.J., a residential suburb of the New York City–N New Jersey metropolitan area; settled c.1720, set off from Springfield and New Providence and inc. 1869. Pharmaceuticals are made, and several major companies have research facilities there. Situated on a ridge of Watchung Mt., it was the site of an important American lookout post during the Revolutionary War.

Summit

 

the highest part of a mountain, massif, or mountain range. The summit can be a peak, a plateau, and so on, depending on such factors as the lithology of the geological composition, the tectonic structure, and the character of the denudation processes. The highest point of the mountain summit itself is also called the summit. The highest summits in the world are Chorno Langma (Everest; 8,848 m) in the Himalayas, Chogori (K2; 8,611 m) in Karakoram, Peak of Communism (7,495 m) in the Pamirs, and Peak of Victory (7,439 m) in Tien-Shan.

summit

[′səm·ət]
(science and technology)
The apex of a pyramid.
The highest point of, for example, a mountain, road, trajectory, or tower.

summit

1. the highest point or part, esp of a mountain or line of communication; top
2. 
a. a meeting of chiefs of governments or other high officials
b. (as modifier): a summit conference
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After many moons of painful toil they will reach the summit, from whence they will have a view over the land of souls.
If we had gone on, we should have arrived at the summit, but Harris preferred to ask a lot of questions--as usual, of a man who didn't know anything--and he told us to go back and follow the other route.
Yes, it was the Rigi-Kulm hotel--the one that occupies the extreme summit, and whose remote little sparkle of lights we had often seen glinting high aloft among the stars from our balcony away down yonder in Lucerne.
We saw a tall wooden scaffolding on the very peak of the summit, a hundred yards away, and made for it.
Its base, for about an eighth of its total height, is clothed by dusky woods, and above this a field of snow extends to the summit.
In the meantime he would carry as much of the precious metal to the summit of the kopje as he could.
The Waziri had reached the outer end of the tunnel, and were winding upward toward the fresh air and the welcome starlight of the kopje's summit, before Tarzan shook off the detaining hand of reverie and started slowly after them.
We all stood silent and expectant, our eyes glued upon the towering summit above us.
Away beyond it rose a line of giant cliffs similar to those upon which we are supposed to stand in our survey of the savage scene, and through which the road had some how made its climb to the summit.
Lifting his eyes to the dizzy altitude of its summit, the officer saw an astonishing sight - a man on horseback riding down into the valley through the air!
The cave was but the mouth of a passage that led upward through the cliff to the summit of the hill.
Then the two men commenced the ascent of the almost perpendicular wall toward the summit several hundred feet above.