Apex - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪpeks|  American pronunciation of the word apex
Brit.  |ˈeɪpeks|  British pronunciation of the word apex

noun

- the highest point (of something) (syn: acme, peak, vertex)
- the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars

Examples

...she reached the apex of fame, only to find it wasn't what she expected...

...the apex of the spear...

The king was at the apex of society.

He was at the apex of his career.

...an advanced Mesoamerican civilization whose apex and collapse preexisted the arrival of Europeans by hundreds of years...

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