Complete Definition of "apex"

see|ápex
English

Etymology
L.

Noun
en-noun|plapices|pl2apexes

  1. The highest point of something.

#:the apex of the building

  1. figuratively The moment of greatest success, expansion, etc.

#:the apex of civilization

  1. geometry The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (in their conventional orientation).
  2. The pointed end of an object.

#:the apex of a leaf
#botany The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ opposed to the end where it is attached to its support; the tip.

Synonyms
(highest point): peak, top
(moment of greatest success, expansion, etc): acme, culmination, height, peak, pinnacle
(pointed end): end, tip

Translations

trans-top|highest point
Finnish: huippu
trans-mid
Portuguese: topo, cume
Telugu: à°à°¤à±à°¯à±à°¨à±à°¨à°¤ (atyunnata), సరà±à°µà±à°¨à±à°¨à°¤ (sarvOnnata)
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trans-top|moment of greatest success, expansion, etc
Finnish: huippu, huipentuma
trans-mid
Telugu: సరà±à°µà±à°¤à±à°à±à°·à±à° (sarvOtkRshTa), à°à°à±à° (uccha)
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trans-top|in geometry: topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid
trans-mid
Portuguese: topo
Telugu: à°¶à±à°°à±à°·à°®à± (Seershamu)
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trans-top|pointed end
trans-mid
Telugu: à°à±à°¨ (kona)
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Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Latin

Noun
la-noun|apex|apicis|apicis|m|third

  1. summit
  2. top
  3. inflection of|apex#Latin|apex|voc|s

Inflection
ladecl3
la-decl-3rd|apex|apex|apic

Category:Latin noun forms

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