peak period

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the time of the day when most electricity or other power is being used

Commerce

  • noun the time of the day when something is at its highest point, e.g. when most commuters are travelling or when most electricity is being used

Medical

  • noun the time of the day, days of the month or months of the year, during which something such as a fever, tiredness, infectious disease or cold reaches its highest point or occurs most frequently in a population

Travel

  • noun the period of the day when most electricity is used or when most traffic is on the roads

Electronics

  • synonympeak hour
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