ant-apex

  n. Astronomy, point 180° from that to which sun is moving.

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  • Ant — Ant·a·buse; ant·ambulacral; ant·apex; ant·arc·ta·lian; ant·arctic; ant·arc·ti·ca; ant·arc·to·gae·an; ant; ant·bird; ant·echi·no·mys; ant·echi·nus; ant·ep·ir·rhe·ma; ant·er·gic; ant·he·li·on; ant·hill; ant·ing; ant·ler; ant·lered; ant·ler·ite;… …   English syllables

  • apex — ant·apex; apex; APEX; …   English syllables

  • Apex — (lat., Spitze), 1) (röm. Ant.), kegelförmige wollene Mütze des Pontifex maximus, der Flamines u. Salii, mit einer schmalen, rings herum mit Wolle umwundenen Ruthe; durch ihr Herabfallen verloren dieselben ihr Amt. Der Flamen dialis durfte sie nur …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • apex — [n] top, high point acme, apogee, climax, crest, crown, culmination, cusp, greatest, height, max*, maximum, meridian, most*, ne plus ultra, peak, pinnacle, point, roof, spire, sublimity, summit, tip, tops, up there*, vertex, zenith; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • apex — noun 1) the apex of a pyramid Syn: tip, peak, summit, pinnacle, top, vertex Ant: bottom 2) the apex of his career Syn: climax, culmination; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • apex of the sun's way — noun the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars • Syn: ↑apex, ↑solar apex • Ant: ↑antapex (for: ↑apex) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apex of the heart — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = apex cordis GraySubject = 138 GrayPage = 527 Caption2 = Sternocostal surface of heart. (Apex is not labeled, but is visible at bottom right.) Caption3 = Diagram showing relations of opened heart to front of …   Wikipedia

  • apex — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. peak, climax. See height. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. summit, top, zenith; see summit , top 1 . See Synonym Study at summit . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. top, peak, tip, zenith, summit, pinnacle,… …   English dictionary for students

  • solar apex — noun the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars • Syn: ↑apex, ↑apex of the sun s way • Ant: ↑antapex (for: ↑apex) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antapex — ant·apex …   English syllables

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