As nouns the difference between plateau and pinnacle
is that plateau
is while pinnacle
is the highest point.
As a verb pinnacle is
to put something on a pinnacle.
A largely level expanse of land at a high elevation; tableland.
A comparatively stable level in something that varies.
(dated) An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.
(sports, broadcasting) A notable level of attainment or achievement.
The highest point.
A tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain.
(figuratively) An all-time high; a point of greatest achievement or success.
(architecture) An upright member, generally ending in a small spire, used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire.
- Some renowned metropolis / With glistering spires and pinnacles around.
* See also
to put something on a pinnacle
to build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles