### Vertex

[computer graphics] A vertex (plural vertices) in computer graphics is an object, that has certain attributes, one of which is its position. A vertex is a data structure, that describes certain attributes, among which, the position of a point in 2D or 3D space. Display objects are composed of arrays of flat surfaces (typically triangles) an...
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### Vertex

An intermediate point in a polyline.
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### vertex

[n] - the highest point (of something) 2. [n] - the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
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See: Point.

### vertex

The point where two or more rays meet; the point of intersection of two sides of a polygon; the point of intersection of three or more edges of a solid figure; the top point of a cone; the plural of vertex is vertices Examples:
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### Vertex

Vertex: The top of the head. In a vertex presentation, the top of the baby's head comes first at delivery. The word 'vertex' in Latin means a 'whirlpool, whirlwind, top of the mountain, or the top of the head.' Why 'top of the head'? Because the hairs on the top of the head often form a whorl, a whirl-like pattern.
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### Vertex

Ver'tex noun ; plural Vertexes , Latin Vertices . [ Latin vertex , -icis , a whirl, top of the head, top, summit, from vertere to turn. See Verse , and confer Vortex .] A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. ...
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### vertex

1. <anatomy> A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically: the top, or crown, of the head. ... 2. <astronomy> The zenith, or the point of the heavens directly overhead. ... 3. <mathematics> The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some par...
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### vertex

peak 1 apex noun the highest point (of something); `at the peak of the pyramid`
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### vertex

noun the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
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### vertex

(vur´teks) the summit or top, especially the top of the head (ver´tex cra´nii).
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### Vertex

• (n.) The point in any figure opposite to, and farthest from, the base; the terminating point of some particular line or lines in a figure or a curve; the top, or the point opposite the base. • (n.) The top, or crown, of the head. • (n.) The zenith, or the point of the heavens directly overhead. • (n.) A turning point; the prin...
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### vertex

(from the article `Feynman diagram`) ...with the fundamental interactions of matter, in particular the electromagnetic force, the strong force, and the weak force. The basic interaction ... As used in graph theory, the term graph does not refer to data charts such as line graphs or bar graphs. Instead, it refers to a set of vertices ......
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### Vertex

An extreme point of a polyhedron or a node in a graph or network.
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### vertex

The point where two sides of a closed figure, or two sides of an angle, meet; otherwise known as a corner. A cube, for example, has eight vertices.
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### Vertex

The crown of the fetal head. The vertex is the first part of the head that will be seen as the baby is crowning during a vaginal birth.
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### vertex

Type: Term Pronunciation: ver′teks, vĕr′ti-sēz Definitions: 1. The topmost point of the vault of the skull, a landmark in craniometry. 2. obstetrics the portion of the fetal head bounded by the planes of the trachelobregmatic and biparietal diameters, with the posterior fontanel at the apex.
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### vertex

In geometry, a point shared by three or more sides of a solid figure; the point farthest from a figure's base; or the point of intersection of two sides of a plane figure or the two rays of an angle
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### vertex

Latin = summit; hence the highest point on the skull.
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### Vertex

The crown area of the scalp.
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### Vertex

The crown area of the scalp
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### Vertex

the top of the head, between the eyes.
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### Vertex

[anatomy] In arthropod and vertebrate anatomy, the vertex (or cranial vertex) refers to the upper surface of the head. In humans, the vertex is formed by four bones of the skull: the frontal bone, the two parietal bones, and the occipital bone. These bones are connected by the coronal suture between the frontal and parietal bones, the sagit...
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### Vertex

[geometry] In geometry, a vertex (plural vertices) is a special kind of point that describes the corners or intersections of geometric shapes. ==Definitions== ===Of an angle=== The vertex of an angle is the point where two rays begin or meet, where two line segments join or meet, where two lines intersect (cross), or any appropriate combina...
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### Vertex

[company] Jason Donahue, CEO Vertex North America Keshav Gaur - CEO Vertex India ==Acquisition/Disposal== The company acquired Indian call centre operator and BPO provider Shell Transource Limited in 2010. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Since 2011, Vertex has sold off multiple business units. In September 2011, Vertex sold their priv...
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