Definition: peak; pinnacle; highest point
Definition: peak; pinnacle; highest point
Sentences Containing 'acme'
It is here manifestly impossible to select the more sterile individuals, which have already ceased to yield seeds; so that this acme of sterility, when the germen alone is effected, cannot have been gained through selection; and from the laws governing the various grades of sterility being so uniform throughout the animal and vegetable kingdoms, we may infer that the cause, whatever it may be, is the same or nearly the same in all cases.
Such changes, however, reach their acme in the so-called alternate generations of some of the lower animals.
That prompts Fudd to call "ACME Pest Control": ("Hewwo?
In 2004 CRG Gallery offered Dodge representation in New York while ACME Gallery offered him representation in Los Angeles.
"Something Wrong?" is available online at Acme Filmworks.
The ACME Comedy Theatre is a sketch comedy and improvisational theater located near Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on La Brea near Wilshire's "Miracle Mile".
ACME was started by M.D. Sweeney as "The Two Roads Theater" in Studio City in 1989, with the players known as the Two Roads Players and later the Tujunga Group.
Sweeney changed the name to Acme a few years later, a reference to Warner Brothers cartoons (Sweeney assisted with some Tiny Toons scripts to help his writer girlfriend out) around the same time he moved the theater to North Hollywood.
Sweeney was inspired by the Groundlings, and throughout the 1990s, a rivalry developed between ACME and the famous Groundlings, with both theaters vying for the best sketch comedians in Los Angeles.
The name "Acme" was selected after Stoner's career in animation writing at Warner Brothers had started to take off.)
In 2004, Sweeney decided to retire from directing and sold ACME to Travis Oates, then a member of ACME’s main sketch company.
Oates embarked on a renovation of the theater that made ACME the most technically advanced 99-seat theater in Los Angeles.
In the first quarter of 2007 ACME underwent a second major renovation, which saw the installation of broadcast equipment and effectively turned ACME into a television soundstage.
ACME is now the only sketch comedy theater to broadcast all its shows live on the internet.
The Acme of Control is a card trick in which the magician shows two cards, inserts them into the deck, allows the spectator to shuffle the deck, takes the deck back, and is then able to produce the two cards in any way he pleases, such as from his pocket.
formed a Charitable Trust Named Academy of Medical Science (ACME) under the direct control of KCHC.
The Government has constituted a Committee named Board of Control to run KCHC and ACME.
This act was repealed by the ordinance taking over assets and liabilities of both KCHC and ACME.
Some of the more famous shops include Deanie's, Tracie's, Parkway Bakery, Maspero's, Liuzza's, Acme's, Mother's, Domilise's, Parasol's, Frankie and Johnnie's, Weaver's, Charlie's, Avery's and Casamento's.
Common thread types are Acme and buttress.
A long established talent agency - Acme Talent Literary - provides two top agents, Adam Lieblein (President) and Greg Meyer to add focus to the show, without being seen as "hosts."
At the end of each episode, one actor signs with Acme Talent Literary.
The acme of the horizontal engine was the Corliss steam engine, patented in 1849, which was a four-valve counter flow engine with separate steam admission and exhaust valves and automatic variable steam cutoff.
In 2002, The WB acquired the rights for The WB 100+ Station Group to broadcast "The Daily Buzz", a morning news and lifestyle program that, at the time, was produced by ACME Communications (a now-defunct media company founded by The WB's original chief executive officer Jamie Kellner, which had all but one of its television stations affiliated with The WB, and was named after the Acme Corporation running gag seen in Warner Bros.' animated shorts) and was also syndicated to stations in markets that were not covered by either The WB 100+ or where ACME did not own a station.
"Shir Hashirim" was reviewed in 1935 by "The New York Times": At the Acme Theatre.
McCrary Park was built in the late 1940s for the McCrary Eagles, a semi-professional team sponsored by the Acme-McCrary Corporation, which is still in existence today manufacturing women's hosiery products.
He has shared in two USENIX Lifetime Achievement Awards - in 1993 for Berkeley Unix, and in 1996 for the Software Tools Project. He owns the internet address acme.com (which is notable for receiving over one million e-mail spams a day) which is the home page for ACME Laboratories.
More Vocab Wordscadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.