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Meaning of apogee

ap•o•gee

Pronunciation: (ap'u-jē"), [key]
— n.
  1. the point in the orbit of a heavenly body, esp. the moon, or of a man-made satellite at which it is farthest from the earth. Cf. perigee.
  2. the highest or most distant point; climax.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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