zenith

Definitions


[ˈzɛnɪθ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the time at which something is most powerful or successful
(e.g: in 1977, punk was at its zenith)

- the point in the sky or celestial sphere directly above an observer.


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French or medieval Latin cenit, based on Arabic samt (ar-ra's) ‘path (over the head)’




definition by Oxford Dictionaries