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Apogee Explained

apogee at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æpə'dʒi:]

apogee at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

apogee at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: French; Origin: apogee, from Modern Latin apogaeum, from Greek, from apogaios 'far from the earth', from apo- ( APOCALYPSE) + ge 'earth']// formal the most successful part of something// apex// --His political career reached its apogee in the 1960s.//

apogée at French => English Of Explained:

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apogee at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

129 Moby Thesaurus words for "apogee":
Earth insertion, LEM, LM, acme, all, apex, aphelion,
astronomical longitude, attitude-control rocket, autumnal equinox,
ballistic capsule, brow, burn, cap, capstone, capsule, ceiling,
celestial equator, celestial longitude, celestial meridian, circle,
climax, cloud nine, colures, crest, crown, culmen, culmination,
deep-space ship, docking, docking maneuver, ecliptic, edge, end,
equator, equinoctial, equinoctial circle, equinoctial colure,
equinox, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, far cry, far piece,
ferry rocket, fuel ship, galactic longitude, geocentric longitude,
geodetic longitude, giant step, good ways, great circle,
great distance, heaven, heavens, height, heliocentric longitude,
high noon, highest degree, highest pitch, highest point, injection,
insertion, limit, long chalk, long haul, long range, long road,
long run, long step, long way, longitude, lunar excursion module,
lunar module, manned rocket, maximum, meridian, module, moon ship,
mountaintop, multistage rocket, ne plus ultra, no place higher,
noon, nth degree, orbit, parking orbit, peak, perigee, perihelion,
period, pinnacle, pitch, point, pole, reentry, ridge, rocket,
seventh heaven, shuttle rocket, sky, small circle, soft landing,
solstitial colure, space capsule, space docking, space rocket,
spacecraft, spaceship, spire, summit, the whole, tidy step, tip,
tip-top, top, trajectory, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost,
utmost, utmost extent, uttermost, vernal equinox, vertex, very top,
zenith, zodiac, zone

apogée at French => English Of Explained:

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apogee at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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Apogee at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Apogee \Ap"o*gee\, n. [Gr. ? from the earth; ? from + ?, ?,
earth: cf. F. apog['e]e.]
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.

apogee at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

apogee
n 1: a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a
culmination of centuries of development" [syn: {culmination}]
2: apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a
satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth [ant:
{perigee}]

apogee at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Via Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » lang=la|apogaeum|apogeum, apogaeum and Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » lang=fr|apogée, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἀπόγειον||away from Earth|tr=apogeion|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἀπό||away|tr=apo|sc=polytonic|lang=grc + Inter: term » γῆ||Earth|tr=gē|sc=polytonic|lang=grc.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˈæpədʒi/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-apogee.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: astronom » y The point, in an orbit about the Earth, that is furthest from the Earth: the apoapsis of an Earth orbiter.
    1. Inter: astronomy » more generally The point, in an orbit about any planet, that is farthest from the planet: the apoapsis of any satellite.
    2. 1995, John H. Rogers, The Giant Planet Jupiter, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-41008-3, page 335:
    3. : Conjunctions of I and II and Europa occur when they are near perigee and apogee respectively; conjunctions of II and III and Ganymede occur when II Europa is near perigee.
    4. 2002, Serge Brunier, Solar System Voyage, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-80724-1, page 36:
    5. : The resolution of the images obtained by this American probe Messenger will depend on its altitude Mercury at any one time: about ten meters at perigee (200km altitude), but only one 1 km at apogee (15000km).
    6. 2010, Ruth Walker and Mary M. Shaffrey et al., Exploring Space: The High Frontier, Jones & Bartlett Learning, ISBN 978-0-7637-8961-9, page 129:
    7. : Nereid’s apogee—farthest point from Neptune—is five times the distance of its perigee—its closest point.
    8. Inter: context » perhaps|_|archaic|_|except|_|astrology The point, in any trajectory of an object in space, where it is furthest from the Earth.
    9. Inter: figurativel » y The highest point.
    10. 2004 March 22, Category: w - :The New Yorker|The New Yorker:
    11. : The cult of the chief executive reached its apogee in the nineteen-nineties, a period when C.E.O.s seemed not so much to serve their companies as to embody them.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » point in an orbit apocenter, apoapsis, apsis

  • Inter: sense » highest point or state acme, culmination, pinnacle, zenith, climax
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:apex -

    Antonyms

    * Inter: sense » a point in an orbit periapsis
  • Inter: sense » a point in an orbit around the Earth perigee
  • Inter: sense » highest point nadir, perigee
  • : perigee is the etymological antonym (from Ancient Greek).

    Related terms

    * Inter: sense » astronomy apastron , aphelion

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » a point in an orbit around the Earth
  • Albanian: Inter: t+ » sq|apogje
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|أوج|m|tr='awj
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|երկրահեռ կետ|tr=erkraheṙ ket
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|apogeu|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|遠地點|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|远地点|tr=yuǎndìdiǎn|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|apogeum
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apogée|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Apogäum|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|απόγειο|n|tr=apógeio|sc=Grek
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|apaigí|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|遠地点|tr=えんちてん, enchiten
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|원지점|tr=wonjijeom|sc=Hang (Inter: t- » ko|遠地點|sc=Hani)
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|апогей|m|tr=apogéj
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|apogeo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|apogeum
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|điểm viễn địa (Inter: t- » vi|點遠地|sc=Hani)


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Latin

    Adjective

    Inter: la-adj-form » apogēe
  • Inter: inflection of » apogeus|apogēus|voc|m|s|lang=la

  • Translation: ar » apogee
    Translation: et » apogee
    Translation: el » apogee
    Translation: eo » apogee
    Translation: fa » apogee
    Translation: fr » apogee
    Translation: ko » apogee
    Translation: io » apogee
    Translation: ka » apogee
    Translation: ku » apogee
    Translation: hu » apogee
    Translation: mg » apogee
    Translation: ml » apogee
    Translation: my » apogee
    Translation: ps » apogee
    Translation: pl » apogee
    Translation: ru » apogee
    Translation: ta » apogee
    Translation: te » apogee
    Translation: vi » apogee
    Translation: zh » apogee

    apogée at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » apogee

    French

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=fr

    Etymology

    Via Inter: etyl » la|fr Inter: term » lang=la|apogaeum, from Inter: etyl » grc|fr Inter: term » ἀπόγειον||away from Earth|tr=apogeion|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἀπό||away|tr=apo|sc=polytonic|lang=grc + Inter: term » γῆ||Earth|tr=gē|sc=polytonic|lang=grc

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-apogée.ogg|Audio

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=apogee
  • Inter: astronomy » lang=fr apogee (a point in an orbit around the Earth)

    Antonyms

    * Inter: l » fr|périgée

  • Translation: de » apogée
    Translation: et » apogée
    Translation: el » apogée
    Translation: fr » apogée
    Translation: ko » apogée
    Translation: io » apogée
    Translation: id » apogée
    Translation: mg » apogée
    Translation: pl » apogée
    Translation: fi » apogée
    Translation: vi » apogée
    Translation: zh » apogée