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English noun: apex

1. apex (location) the highest point (of something)


SamplesAt the peak of the pyramid.


Synonymsacme, peak, vertex


Broader (hypernym)extreme, extreme point, extremum


Narrower (hyponym)crown, roof peak

2. apex (location) the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars


Synonymsapex of the sun's way, solar apex


Broader (hypernym)celestial point


Part meronymcelestial sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, sphere, vault of heaven, welkin


Antonymsantapex









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