Apex synonyms

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The point of culmination; the peak:
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(Botany, zoology) A pointed end, often sharp, abruptly terminating an organ, such as a projection at the tip of a leaf; the posterior tip of a cuttlebone; or the distal part of the furcula in Collembola.
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A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
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A usually soft and close-fitting head covering, either having no brim or with a visor.
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(Geography) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, especially when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
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The highest point
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The highest point; point of culmination; peak
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(Perhaps archaic except astrology) The point, in any trajectory of an object in space, where it is furthest from the Earth.
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A crowning achievement, culmination or finishing touch
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The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
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A usually ornamental tuft, ridge, or similar projection on the head of a bird or other animal.
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(Nautical) The lowest part of an anchor, where the arms are joined to the shank.
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(Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
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A point or pointed end; apex; peak
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The highest point
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A turning point; a crisis:
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The maximum:
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The highest point of power, prosperity, splendor, etc.; zenith; apex
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The point at which an orbiting object, such as a planet or a comet, is closest to the Sun.
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The sharp tip of an object. [from 14th c.]
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A thing that is the most perfect example of its type; the most perfect embodiment of something.
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(Uncountable) The state of being sublime.
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(Darts) The uppermost field of a dartboard; the double-20 field
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The definition of a turning point is a point in time when something happens that causes a shift or an irrevocable change in direction.
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A corner point of a triangle, square, cube, parallelepiped, or other geometric figure bounded by lines, planes, or lines and planes
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That point of the celestial sphere directly opposite to the zenith and directly below the observer
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The top covering of something:
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The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
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A tall pointed formation, such as a mountain peak.
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The act, event, or time of payment
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(Architecture) A pediment or gable end
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(Biol., Geol.) A needlelike spine, prickle, particle, or crystal; esp., an ice crystal
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A sharpening; termination in a sharp point; a tapering point.
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A sharp or tapered end
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The maximum atmospheric temperature recorded at a particular location, especially during one 24-hour period.
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The definition of a sharp is something with a pointed end.
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(Astronomy) The point to which the Sun appears to be moving with respect to the local stars
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the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
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(Astronomy) The point opposite the solar apex
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Find another word for apex. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for apex, like: zenith, mucro, summit, cap, peak, tip, top, See syn. study at, acme, apogee and capstone.