apogee - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈæpədʒiː/
singularapogee
pluralapogees
  1. 1
    formal the time when something is at its most successful or important
  2. 2
    astronomy the point furthest from the Earth that the Moon or a satellite reaches while it moves around the Earth