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antapex

[ant-ey-peks] /æntˈeɪ pɛks/
noun, plural antapexes, antapices
[ant-ap-uh-seez, -ey-puh-] /æntˈæp əˌsiz, -ˈeɪ pə-/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the point exactly opposite in direction to the solar apex; the point away from which the solar system is moving and toward which the stars appear to be converging, located in the constellation Columba.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; ant- + apex
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