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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Apex \A"pex\, n.; pl. E. Apexes; L. Apices. [L.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] Apex of the earth's motion (Astron.), that point of the heavens toward which the earth is moving in its orbit. [1913 Webster] aphaeresis