apex apex  /ˈeɪ ˌpɛks/


  1. (n) the highest point (of something)
  2. (n) the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars



  1. "You are deluding yourself if you think you are at the apex of the civilized world," said the diplomat from the East.
  2. She sat at the apex of a complex matriarchal system that meted out justice to its subjects with compassion.
  3. At its apex, this group was one of the most pervasive and the most deadly killing machine of its time.


  1. Advanced Vacuum Releases Apex SLR, a Highly Reliable, Easily Maintained, and Robust Platform ...

    Lomma, Sweden, – Advanced Vacuum releases the Apex SLR, a robust ICP system based on Plasma-Therm’s proven Shuttlelock® (SLR) platform with a much smaller footprint. With many years of proven SLR technology and an extensive process library, users will be able to ‘hit the ground running.’ With over 50,000 cycles of testing, the Apex will provide the reliability and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Apex teen tops off 13 years of perfect attendance

    Apex teen Keenan Herring graduated from Middle Creek High School on Tuesday with a perfect attendance record from kindergarten through the last day of his senior year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WRAL.com Raleigh

  3. Apex teen tops of 13 years of perfect attendance

    Apex teen Keenan Herring graduated from Middle Creek High School on Tuesday as the only student in the Wake County Public School System to earn perfect attendance.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WRAL.com Raleigh


  1. "If you stand toe to toe with the beast and you can conquer this stage, then you've reached the apex," Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones said. "I think walking through that dark, dingy tunnel into the dugout - I don't think there's...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Chipper Jones Source: USA Today

  2. "I see Barack Obama as the apex of the Lyndon Johnson legacy," Caro believes, saying that his presumed nomination would not have been possible without the civil rights legislation that enabled millions of blacks to vote.
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Robert Caro Source: Washington Post

  3. "It's got quite a different feel to other street tracks, like Monte Carlo or Singapore," said Jenson Button, a driver at the McLaren Mercedes team. "There are some low-speed corners with some fairly unforgiving walls at the apex, but there...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jenson Button Source: New York Times

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