Noun(1) a final climactic stage(2) apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth
(1) Despite all the glories that came later, the show suggests that this was the apogee of New York, and it's hard to disagree.(2) From their arrival in England the ├ö├ç├┐Elgin Marbles├ö├ç├û had a revolutionary impact on European taste, and the Parthenon sculptures are still considered to mark the apogee of Greek art.(3) The rage for mirrors reached an apogee in the construction of the great Hall of Mirrors at Louis XIV's palace at Versailles, completed in 1678; here the Sun King's magnificence could be endlessly reflected.(4) ├ö├ç├┐The Oscars are the apogee of the awards season - after that, no one is interested,├ö├ç├û said one UK distributor.(5) Yet by the end of the nineteenth century - the apogee of the Victorian Age - the moral justification for the empire and the scientific knowledge of the effects of opium use could no longer ensure that this drug trade would go unchallenged.(6) It would mark the apogee of a dumbed-down society, but it is unlikely to happen.(7) He had believed that the assumption of immortality through religion was the apogee of man's greed.(8) a film which was the apogee of German expressionist cinema(9) A TV show of the 80s assumed that a burger was the apogee of western sophistication.(10) As the satellite rose up to the apogee of its orbit, the particle counts rose steadily until they reached the highest level, stayed at the maximum for a while, and then abruptly dropped to zero.(11) A few taps on the pocket calculator show that the Moon's speed in its geocentric orbit is around 2,300 miles per hour, although variable between perigee and apogee .(12) This is the apogee of my career in anthropology, as well as the highlight of whatever personal accomplishments I may have earned in my chosen profession.(13) The 1950s and early 1960s witnessed the apogee of clerical power in Ireland.(14) And later on when we once again stepped out into the night air, the three-quarter moon was past its apogee .(15) Perhaps the apogee of the anti-globalisation movement came during the Group of Eight Meeting in Genoa in the third week of July, when some 300,000 people marched in the face of police tear-gas attacks.(16) Everyone splashed and basked: the apogee of summer, the point when it seems so ordinary it must be eternal.
Related Phrases of apogee
(1) apogee :: apogee
1. culmination ::
1. bottom ::
2. nadir ::
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