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Look up Climax in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

In general, a climax is a point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; i.e., a culmination. The term "climax" has many specific connotations and uses in English: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (hence: Wiktionary) (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ...

Climax also occurs in brand names and titles: In non-technical terms, no matter what the context (whether scientific, philosophical, legal, etc) a narrative is a story, an interpretation of some aspect of the world that is historically and culturally grounded and shaped by human personality (per Walter Fisher). ... The climax of a narrative work is its point of highest tension or drama. ... A figure of speech, sometimes termed a rhetorical figure or device, or elocution, is a word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language. ... In rhetoric, climax is a figure of speech, in which words, phrases, or clauses are arranged in order of increasing importance. ... The term climax community is an ecological term for a community of plants and animals which is the result of succession, where a biological system, a community, or a soil has reached a steady state. ... Climax vegetation is the vegetation which establishes itself on a given site for given climatic conditions in the absence of anthropic action after a long time (it is the asymptotic or quasi equilibrium state of the local ecosystem). ... An orgasm (from Greek: οργασμός orgasmós, from orgán - to swell, be lustful), also known as a sexual climax, is a pleasurable physical, psychological or emotional response to prolonged sexual stimulation. ...

Climax can be a personal name: Small Class B Climax locomotive owned by the Oregon Lumber Company. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Climax! (a. ... Soft rock, also referred to as lite rock, easy rock, and formally mellow rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work. ... Formed in 1970 in Los Angeles, California, Climax was a band most noted for their 1972 classic hit song Precious and Few. Climax consisted of Marc Gordon, Larry Cox, John Stevenson, and Sonny Geraci. ... Coventry Climax was a British specialty engine manufacturer. ... Climax is a global independent video game development company with four studios. ...

Climax is also the name of some places, such as: John Climacus (ca. ... A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ, believing him to be the Son of God and the savior of human souls from sin and death. ... A monk is a person who practices asceticism, the conditioning of mind and body in favor of the spirit. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


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:: Climax :: Welcome to the Climax website :: (141 words)
Climax has been developing hit games across all formats since 1988, including MotoGP: URT 1, 2, 3 and '06, Sudeki and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (2006) to name but a few.
The company has grown steadily over the years and is continuing to expand worldwide.
Climax has a great history, but the future is even more exciting with awesome forthcoming titles such as The Fixer, an original game which is being developed on PS3 and Xbox 360, Silent Hill, Diner Dash and Ghost Rider.
Run to Climax (388 words)
Climax is located south of I-94, half-way between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
The main intersection of Climax is 44th Street (Main) and "ON" Avenue (Maple Street).
Climax United Methodist Church at the corner of East Maple and Church Streets
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