Ac"me (#), n. [Gr. point, top.]


The top or highest point; the culmination.

The very acme and pitch of life for epic poetry. Pope.

The moment when a certain power reaches the acme of its supremacy. I. Taylor.

2. Med.

The crisis or height of a disease.


Mature age; full bloom of life.

B. Jonson.


© Webster 1913.