vertex, peak, apex, acme(noun)
the highest point (of something)
"at the peak of the pyramid"
apex, solar apex, apex of the sun's way(noun)
the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
The highest point of something.
the apex of the building
The moment of greatest success, expansion, etc.
the apex of civilization
The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (in their conventional orientation).
The pointed end of something.
The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ opposed to the end where it is attached to its support; the tip.
The point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun appears to move relative to nearby stars.
The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.
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
the end or edge of a vein nearest the surface
Town of Apex is a town in Wake County, North Carolina and a suburb of Raleigh. The population was 37,486 according to the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ā′peks, n. the summit or point: the vertex of a triangle: the culminating point, climax of anything:—pl. Apexes (ā′peks-ez), Apices (ap′i-sēz). [L. apex, the peak of the flamen's cap.]
The numerical value of apex in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of apex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For a long time in this country we've had a hard time developing a narrative around poverty, around race, so when there are incidents like this that sit at the apex of both, different people are going to have different reactions to that.
They are not mindless man-eating machines, and they are not puppies, they are apex predators and need to be respected for that, we need them for their essential role in the marine environment, keeping ocean ecosystems healthy and in balance.
One hundred years ago, two officials by the name of Mark Sykes and Francois-George Picot tried to dictate a new order in the Middle East. It was at the apex of the era of colonialism in our era. This effort utterly failed then, and will completely fail today.
Today's family is built like a pyramid with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex ... about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing.
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- ذروة, قمةArabic
- връхна точка, връхBulgarian
- àpexCatalan, Valencian
- Gipfel, SpitzeGerman
- κορυφή, αποκορύφωμα, απόγειοGreek
- ápice, cúspide, cimaSpanish
- huippu, huipentumaFinnish
- apogée, apex, sommetFrench
- top, spits, puntDutch
- topp, apexNorwegian
- cume, topo, ápicePortuguese
- верши́на, пик, вы́сшая то́чкаRussian
- topp, spetsSwedish
- కొన, ఉచ్ఛ, సర్వోన్నత, సర్వోత్కృష్ట, అత్యున్నత, శీర్షముTelugu
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