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vertex

Noun

1 the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
2 the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid" [syn: peak, apex, acme] [also: vertices (pl)]vertices See vertex

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English

Noun

vertices
  1. Plural of vertex

Extensive Definition

Vertex (Latin: corner; plural vertices or vertexes) may refer to:

Mathematics

Physics

  • Vertex (physics), a point where particles collide and interact
  • Vertex (optics), a point where the optical axis crosses a lens surface
  • Vertex algebra in conformal field theory
  • Vertex function describing the interaction between a photon and an electron
  • Vertex model in statistical mechanics, a discrete model of a physical system in which weights are associated with vertices of a grid graph.

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Other

  • Vertex (anatomy), the uppermost surface of the head of an arthropod or vertebrate
vertices in German: Vertex
vertices in Spanish: Vértice
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vertices in Italian: Vertice
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