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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


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