Apogeal Ap`o*ge"al, a. (Astron.) Apogean. [1913 Webster]

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  • apogeal — ap·o·ge·al …   English syllables

  • apogeal — adjective see apogean …   Useful english dictionary

  • apogee — apogeal, apogean, apogeic, adj. /ap euh jee /, n. 1. Astron. 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.… …   Universalium

  • ap|o|ge|an — «AP uh JEE uhn», adjective. = apogeal. (Cf. ↑apogeal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • apogee — (n.) point at which the moon is farthest from the earth, 1590s, from Fr. apogée, from L. apogaeum, from Gk. apogaion, neuter adjective, away from the earth, a term from Ptolemaic astronomy, from apo off, away (see APO (Cf. apo )) + gaia/ge earth… …   Etymology dictionary

  • extreme — adj 1. exceptional, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, notable, outstanding, remarkable, Sl. hell of a; unusual, abnormal, unconventional, different, offbeat, exotic, foreign, strange, odd, bizarre, weird, eccentric, Inf. way out. Sl. far out;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • maximum — n 1. most, utmost, uttermost, max., Math. extremum; extremity, extreme, outer limit, limit, bound, boundary, border, frontier. 2. height, top, tip, tiptop; pinnacle, peak, crest, heights; summit, apex, vertex, apogee, Latin, ne plus ultra; acme,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • meridian — n 1. acme, zenith, noon, noontide, apogee, climax, culmination, pitch, crowning point, high point, orgasm, supreme moment; prime, heyday, maturity, fruition, bloom, full flower; height, extremity, extreme, utmost, uttermost, U.S. Sl. the tops;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • top — n 1. apex, vertex, summit, apogee, Latin, ne plus ultra; pinnacle, peak, crest, heights; tiptop, tip, point, spire. 2. crown, Anat. corona, headpiece, cap; steeple, belfry, cupola, loft, aerie; roof, ceiling, overlay, screen, lid; All Archit.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • utmost — adj 1. maximum, maximal, greatest, most, uttermost; supreme, paramount, superlative; highest, uppermost, upper, topmost, top, tiptop; sum mital, apical, apogeal, apogean; meridian, meridional, climactic, climactical, crowning, culminating,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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