apex

  1. the highest point of something
  2. the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars

Apex

• (n.) The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface. • (n.) The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything; as, the apex of a mountain, spire, or cone; the apex, or tip, of a leaf.
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apex

<dentistry> The very bottom of the root of your tooth. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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apex

(a;peks) The tip or pointed end of a conical structure.
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apex

(a´peks) pl. apexes, a´pices the pointed end of a cone-shaped part. adj., ap´ical., adj. apex of lung the rounded upper extremity of either lung. root apex the terminal end of the root of the tooth.
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apex

apex of the sun`s way noun the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
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Apex

[diacritic] The shape and length of the apex can vary, sometimes within a single inscription. While virtually all apices consist of a line sloping up to the right, the line can be more or less curved, and varies in length from less than half the height of a letter to more than the height of a letter. Sometimes, it is adorned at the top with...
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Apex

[geometry] In geometry, an apex (Latin for `summit, peak, tip, top, extreme end;`) is the vertex which is in some sense the highest of the figure to which it belongs. ...
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Apex

[headdress] The apex was a cap worn by the flamines and Salii at Rome. The essential part of the apex, to which alone the name properly belonged, was a pointed piece of olive-wood, the base of which was surrounded with a lock of wool. This was worn on the top of the head, and was held there either by fillets only, or, as was more commonly t...
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Apex

[mollusc] Apex (adjectival form: apical) is an anatomical term for part of the shell of a mollusk. The apex is the pointed tip (the oldest part) of the shell of a gastropod, scaphopod, or cephalopod. ==Gastropods== The word `apex` is most often used to mean the tip of the spire of the shell of a gastropod. The apex is the first-formed, and ...
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Apex

[racing] Triple chevrons, inverted. Derived from Triplechevron_gold.png ...
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Apex

A'pex noun ; plural English Apexes ; Latin Apices [ Latin ] 1. The tip, top, point, or angular summit of anything; as, the apex of a mountain, spire, or cone; the apex , or tip, of a leaf. 2. (Mining) The end or edge of a vein nearest the sur...
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APEX

Additive system of Photographic EXposure. A system to aid calculation of correct exposures, developed in the 1960s. Some aspects are included in Exif.
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apex

an airline term meaning " advance purchase excursion fare " normally the least expensive fares
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apex

apex (s), apices (pl) 1. The topmost point, pointed tip, extremity, or a climax. 2. The tip or top of anything. 3. The vertex of a triangle or cone. 4. The summit of a conical or triangular structure. 5. In craniometry, the highest point in the transverse vertical section of the vault of a skull.
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Apex

Apex is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Apex

APEX is an abbreviation for Advance-Purchase Excursion. It refers to a form of international return airline ticket offered at a discount to the standard fare, provided that bookings both ways are made 21 days in advance for international flights and 7-14 days for European flights, with no facilities for stopovers or cancellations.
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Apex

Apex: From the Latin meaning summit, the apex is the tip of a pyramidal or rounded structure, like the lung or the heart. The apex of the lung is indeed its tip, its rounded most superior portion. The apex of the heart is likewise its tip, but that is formed by the left ventricle so it is essentially the most inferior portion of the heart.
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Apex

Highest point on a highest point on a pitched roof (crown, ridge).
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Apex

NATO codename for Vympel K-23, R-23air-to-air missile [SU;RU]
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apex

peak, top, pinnacle
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Apex

Point of a character where two lines meet at the top, eg. the point on the letter A.
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Apex

Stands for "advance purchase excursion". Such tickets can be purchased for a discount directly from the airline or consolidator. However, the term "advanced purchase" strictly applies. From the UK, as a general rule this is 21 or 30 days.
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apex

the pointed extremity of a structure.
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Apex

The apex of an arch is its highest point.
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