Come to a head
Posted by ESC on May 16, 2005
In Reply to: Come to a head posted by MC on May 16, 2005
: Does anyone know the meaning of the phrase "Come to a head; coming to a head; or brought to a head"?
From Merriam-Webster online:
17 a : the part of a boil, pimple, or abscess at which it is likely to break b : culminating point of action : CRISIS -- events came to a head.