Vertex vs. Vertices

Vertex vs. Vertices — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Vertex and Vertices

Vertexnoun

The highest point; the apex or summit

the vertex of a mountain.

Verticesnoun

A plural of vertex.

Vertexnoun

The highest point of the skull.

Vertexnoun

The top of the head.

Vertexnoun

In astrology, the highest point reached in the apparent motion of a celestial body.

Vertexnoun

The point at which the sides of an angle intersect.

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Vertexnoun

The point on a triangle or pyramid opposite to and farthest away from its base.

Vertexnoun

A point on a polyhedron common to three or more sides.

Vertexnoun

A point of maximal curvature on a parabola or hyperbola.

Vertexnoun

The highest point of something.

Vertexnoun

(anatomy) The highest surface on the skull.

Vertexnoun

(geometry) The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.

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Vertexnoun

(mathematics) A point on the curve with a local minimum or maximum of curvature.

Vertexnoun

(graph theory) One of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices.

Vertexnoun

(computer graphics) A point in 3D space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.

Vertexnoun

(optics) The point where the surface of a lens crosses the optical axis.

Vertexnoun

An interaction point.

Vertexnoun

(astrology) The point where the prime vertical meets the ecliptic in the western hemisphere of a natal chart.

Vertexnoun

the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure

Vertexnoun

the highest point (of something);

at the peak of the pyramid