apogee (n.)

  1. a final climactic stage; their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development

    [ Syn: culmination ]

  2. apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

The dictionary is based on the WordNet Electronic Lexical Database.
WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2011 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.