vertex

[ vur-teks ]SEE DEFINITION OF vertex

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERTEX

Comate -us: only the upper part of head, or vertex, covered with hair.

Fastigium: Orthoptera; the extreme point or front of vertex.

Facial angle: the angle formed by the junction of the face and vertex.

Vertexal: occurring on or near the vertex, or directed toward it.

Sinciput: in Coleoptera; that part of the vertex between the eyes.

Synciput: that portion of the vertex lying between the eyes.

Black; the joints of the antennæ, from the 6th to 13th, white, the vertex also white.

Also a right line proceeding from the vertex of a cone to the middle of its base.

The summit or vertex of anything; as the upper point of a triangle.

The angle opposite the base of a triangle is called the vertex.

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