peaks and valleys

Definition of peaks and valleys

  1. :  high and low periods There are peaks and valleys in electricity usage throughout the year.

Word by Word Definitions

peakplay peaks
  1. :  a pointed or projecting part of a garment

    :  the visor of a cap or hat

    :  promontory

  1. :  to cause to come to a peak, point, or maximum

  1. :  being at or reaching the maximum

    :  of, relating to, or being a period of maximum intensity or activity

  1. :  to grow thin or sickly

    :  to dwindle away

  1. :  to set (as a gaff) nearer the perpendicular

    :  to hold (oars) with blades well raised

valleyplay valleys
  1. :  an elongate depression of the earth's surface usually between ranges of hills or mountains

    :  an area drained by a river and its tributaries

    :  a low point or condition

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