GRE Word List

APOGEE

the point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth

The meaning of the word apogee is the point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth.

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