apex definition

  • noun:
    • The highest point; the vertex: the apex of a triangle; the apex of a hill.
    • the purpose of culmination. See Synonyms at summit.
    • The typically pointed end of an object; the tip: the apex of a leaf.
    • the best point of something.
    • when of greatest success, growth, etc.
    • The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (inside their main-stream direction).
    • The pointed end of anything.
    • The end of a leaf, petal or comparable organ opposed to the end where its attached with its help; the tip.
    • the purpose on celestial world toward that the sun seems to move in accordance with nearby stars.
    • the best point on a pendant fall of a liquid.
    • the finish or edge of a vein nearest the outer lining.
    • The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything
    • The end or side of a vein nearest the top.
    • The tip, point, or summit of anything.
    • In geology, the top of an anticlinal fold of strata. [Pennsylvania coal-mines.] [This term as used in the U. S. Revised Statutes has been the occasion of much litigation. Its supposed to suggest one thing almost equivalent to outcrop (which see); but exactly with what it differs from outcrop has not been, neither does it appear effective at being, distinctly made out.]
    • In mining, the landing-point at the top of a slope.
    • In Roman antiquity, a symbolic ornament that your flamens and some various other priests were required legally to wear.
    • In projective geometry, the purpose dependant on 3 planes.
    • plural The abacusmarks.
    • the best point (of some thing)
    • the point from the celestial sphere toward that your sunlight and solar system appear to be moving in accordance with the fixed movie stars

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