## vertexes

Variant of vertex

noun

*pl.*vertexes or vertices

- the highest point; summit; apex, as the top point of the sun, moon, etc. above the horizon
- Anat., Zool. the top or crown of the head
- Geom.
- the point of intersection of the two sides of an angle
- a corner point of a triangle, square, cube, parallelepiped, or other geometric figure bounded by lines, planes, or lines and planes

- Optics the point at the center of a lens at which the axis of symmetry intersects the curve of the lens

Origin of vertex

Classical Latin the top, properly the turning point ; from*vertere,*to turn: see verse