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vertex

ver·tex

vertex

 
 
pronunciation:
vuhr teks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: vertexes, vertices
definition 1: the highest point of anything; apex.
After much climbing, we reached the vertex of the mountain.
similar words:
apex, height, pinnacle, summit, tip, top, zenith
definition 2: the point of intersection of the two sides of an angle, or of three or more sides of a geometric solid.
A cube has eight vertices.
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