Definition of Vertex

Vertex n. means: The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some particular line or lines in a figure or a curve; the top, or the point opposite the base.

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Vertex n. means: The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some particular line or lines in a figure or a curve; the top, or the point opposite the base.

Meaning of Vertex

Vertex (n.) means: The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some particular line or lines in a figure or a curve; the top, or the point opposite the base.

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Vertical (a.): Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one.

Vertexes (pl. ): of Vertex

Vertices (pl. ): of Vertex

Vertex (n.): The top, or crown, of the head.

Frons (n.): The forehead; the part of the cranium between the orbits and the vertex.

Vertex (n.): The zenith, or the point of the heavens directly overhead.

Semiparabola (n.): One branch of a parabola, being terminated at the principal vertex of the curve.

Sinciput (n.): The part of the head of a bird between the base of the bill and the vertex.

Vertex (n.): A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex.

Crown (n.): The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.

Top (n.): The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.

Spheroconic (n.): A nonplane curve formed by the intersection of the surface of an oblique cone with the surface of a sphere whose center is at the vertex of the cone.

Pyramid (n.): A solid figure contained by a plane rectilineal figure as base and several triangles which have a common vertex and whose bases are sides of the base.

Angle (n.): The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.

Subcontrary (a.): Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

Cone (n.): A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the sides adjacent to the right angle; -- called also a right cone. More generally, any solid having a vertical point and bounded by a surface which is described by a straight line always passing through that vertical point; a solid having a circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.

Vertex (n.): The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some particular line or lines in a figure or a curve; the top, or the point opposite the base.

Axis (n.): A straight line with respect to which the different parts of a magnitude are symmetrically arranged; as, the axis of a cylinder, i. e., the axis of a cone, that is, the straight line joining the vertex and the center of the base; the axis of a circle, any straight line passing through the center.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Vertex

Meaning of Vertical

Vertical means: Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one.

Meaning of Vertexes

Vertexes means: of Vertex

Meaning of Vertices

Vertices means: of Vertex

Meaning of Vertex

Vertex means: The top, or crown, of the head.

Meaning of Frons

Frons means: The forehead; the part of the cranium between the orbits and the vertex.

Meaning of Vertex

Vertex means: The zenith, or the point of the heavens directly overhead.

Meaning of Semiparabola

Semiparabola means: One branch of a parabola, being terminated at the principal vertex of the curve.

Meaning of Sinciput

Sinciput means: The part of the head of a bird between the base of the bill and the vertex.

Meaning of Vertex

Vertex means: A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex.

Meaning of Crown

Crown means: The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.

Meaning of Top

Top means: The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.

Meaning of Spheroconic

Spheroconic means: A nonplane curve formed by the intersection of the surface of an oblique cone with the surface of a sphere whose center is at the vertex of the cone.

Meaning of Pyramid

Pyramid means: A solid figure contained by a plane rectilineal figure as base and several triangles which have a common vertex and whose bases are sides of the base.

Meaning of Angle

Angle means: The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.

Meaning of Subcontrary

Subcontrary means: Having, or being in, a contrary order; -- said of a section of an oblique cone having a circular base made by a plane not parallel to the base, but so inclined to the axis that the section is a circle; applied also to two similar triangles when so placed as to have a common angle at the vertex, the opposite sides not being parallel.

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