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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 apex /ˈeˌpɛks/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 apex /ˈeˌpɛks/ 名詞
 (複apexes apices)尖,頂端,螺頂,翅尖,葉尖

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·pex n.; pl. E. Apexes L. Apices
 1. The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything; as, the apex of a mountain, spire, or cone; the apex, or tip, of a leaf.
 2. Mining The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface. [U.S.]
 Apex of the earth's motion Astron., that point of the heavens toward which the earth is moving in its orbit.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the
           pyramid" [syn: vertex, peak, acme]
      2: the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and
         solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed
         stars [syn: solar apex, apex of the sun's way] [ant: antapex]
      [also: apices (pl)]