Associations to the word «Apex»

Wiktionary

APEX, noun. The highest point of something.
APEX, noun. (figuratively) The moment of greatest success, expansion, etc.
APEX, noun. (geometry) The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (in their conventional orientation).
APEX, noun. (chiefly anatomy) The pointed end of something.
APEX, noun. The lowest part of the human heart.
APEX, noun. The deepest part of a tooth's root.
APEX, noun. (botany) The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ opposed to the end where it is attached to its support; the tip.
APEX, noun. (astronomy) The point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun appears to move relative to nearby stars.
APEX, noun. (physics) The lowest point on a pendant drop of a liquid.
APEX, noun. (mining) (US) The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.
APEX, noun. (typography) A diacritic in Classical Latin that resembles and gave rise to the acute.
APEX, noun. (typography) A diacritic in Middle Vietnamese that indicates .
APEX, proper noun. (British) (trade union) Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff.
APEX, noun. (aviation) Advanced purchase excursion (air fare).
APEX COURT, noun. (government) A supreme court.
APEX COURTS, noun. Plural of apex court
APEX PREDATOR, noun. An animal atop the food chain, preying but not prey.
APEX PREDATORS, noun. Plural of apex predator

Dictionary definition

APEX, noun. The highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid".
APEX, noun. The point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars.

Wise words

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