Sets start at $1,500 and top out at about $6,000, depending on the level of embellishment.
Compare that with SpaceShipTwo, which needs to top out at 2,500 miles an hour and is yet to reach that speed.
Then we both showed the top out of our pockets, with that writing on it, in the same way the director did his cheque-book.
Roses are about the worst, for they soon run up leggy, and only flower at the top out of sight.
top out by using some other kind of hay or grass that sheds the rain better than clover.
He was very ingenious, and he knew how to turn a top out of beech or maple that would outspin anything you could get in a store.
The wind blew his new hat off and a mule kicked the top out of the crown.
The two men carried the top out of the baggage compartment and set it up.
It was about eight inches square, with a hole in the top out of which protruded a short iron stem.
"highest point," Old English top "summit, crest, tuft," from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (cf. Old Norse toppr "tuft of hair," Old Frisian top "tuft," Old Dutch topp, Dutch top, Old High German zopf "end, tip, tuft of hair," German Zopf "tuft of hair"); no certain connections outside Germanic except a few Romanic words probably borrowed from Germanic.
Few Indo-European languages have a word so generic, which can be used of the upper part or surface of just about anything. More typical is German, which has Spitze for sharp peaks (mountains), oberfläche for the upper surface of flat things (such as a table). Top dog first attested 1900; top-drawer (1920) is from British expression out of the top drawer "upper-class."
"toy that spins on a point," late Old English top, probably a special use of top (n.1), but the modern word is perhaps via Old French topet, which is from a Germanic source akin to the root of English top (n.1). As a type of seashell, first recorded 1680s.
: He got the top recommendation (1714+)