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OTHER WORDS FROM apogeeap·o·ge·al, ap·o·ge·an, ap·o·ge·ic, adjective
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How to use apogee in a sentence
As it falls from apogee, Unity uses a unique shuttlecock-like action to flip, on re-entry, from high speed flight to glide back to a landing.
Vital questions remain about whether the rocket engine can deliver enough power for the craft to reach apogee when fully loaded.
Congress must act swiftly to pass the Judiciary Act of 2021, the only way to effectively expand the court and restore balance and trust to the apogee of our democracy.Opinion | Stolen Supreme Court is an accomplice to crimes against equality|Aaron Belkin|July 1, 2021|Washington Blade
The liquid apogee engine acts as a “cone to capture” to help guide the probe which once it passes through the throat of the engine, expands to capture the client satellite.Another milestone for in-space servicing as Northrop Grumman gives aging satellite new life|Devin Coldewey|April 12, 2021|TechCrunch
A Vostok-K rocket sent the capsule, carrying Yuri Gagarin, into low orbit with an apogee of 327 km.Six decades after Gagarin, nostalgia—and not much else—fuels Russia in space|Eric Berger|April 12, 2021|Ars Technica
Along with Galileo, it represents Brecht at his epic apogee.
We missed the apogee of the hippie revolution becoming something more serious.
Winehouse laid down the track in her attic studio in 2009, at the apogee of her hard-partying ways.Amy Winehouse's Soul-Searing Final Album, 'Lioness: Hidden Treasures'|Chris Lee|December 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It reaches its apogee in Bodrum, since nowhere in Turkey is the produce and seafood fresher or more abundant.
The apogee of all this dressing came on December 23, 1908, when he formed The Mark Twain Corporation.
When the apogee of society is reached, attacks from pygmies seem more curious than offensive.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds
Hatfield village touches the extremity of wretchedness, just as Hatfield House marks the apogee of late feudal splendour.The Great North Road: London to York|Charles G. Harper
The apogee of the Company had been reached: from this time its downfall was rapid.The History of Gambling in England|John Ashton
The first renaissance obtained its apogee toward the year 1500.
This incident of the fan marked the apogee of the first stage of Nort's career in the office of the Star.Hempfield|David Grayson
British Dictionary definitions for apogee
Derived forms of apogeeapogean, adjective
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Cultural definitions for apogee
In astronomy, the point during the orbit of a satellite, such as the moon, at which it is farthest from the body being orbited. For planets in the solar system orbiting the sun, their farthest point from the sun is referred to as aphelion.