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Definition of Apogee

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farthest point from earth in the moon's orbit; farthest distance, highest point
Apogee Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
That point in the orbit of the moon which is at the greatest distance from the earth.
Fig.: The farthest or highest point; culmination.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\ap"o*gee\ (&?;), n. [gr. &?; from the earth; &?; from + &?;, &?;, earth: cf. f. apogée.]
1. (astron.) that point in the orbit of the moon which is at the greatest distance from the earth.
note: formerly, on the hypothesis that the earth is in the center of the system, this name was given to that point in the orbit of the sun, or of a planet, which was supposed to be at the greatest distance from the earth.
2. fig.: the farthest or highest point; culmination.

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The climax.
1: the point in the orbit of an object (as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth; also: the point farthest from a planet or a satellite (as the moon) reached by an object orbiting it(karsiligi yeröte)
2. the farthest or highest point: culmination --Aegean civilization reached its in apogee Crete --
WordNet 2.0

1. a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"
(synonym) culmination
(hypernym) phase, stage
2. apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth
(antonym) perigee
(hypernym) apoapsis, point of apoapsis
Apogee Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Apogee Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
The point at which a missile trajectory or a satellite orbit is farthest from the center of the gravitational field of the controlling body or bodies.
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Apogee Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
In an orbit of a satellite orbiting the Earth, the point that is farthest from the gravitational center of the Earth.
RF Electronics
The highest point in a communications satellite's orbit.
The point farthest from the earth on the moon's orbit. This term can be applied to any other body orbiting the earth, such as satellites. It is the opposite of perigee.
The furthest distance an object in elliptical orbit around the Earth reaches from it.
Astronomy and Physics Terms by
The point in orbit farthest from the Earth.
Apogee Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The point in a satellite’s orbit when it is at its furthest distance from the Earth.
Apogee Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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[Image:Apogee (PSF).png|thumb|275px|The apsides indicate the nearest and furthest points of an orbiting body around its host. ]]

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Apogee Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Apogee Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Astrological Terms
The place in a planet's orbit which is farthest from the Earth. See Perigee.
Webart Magic Astronomical Glossary
The point in an orbit around the Earth that is farthest from the Earth.