## vertices

[vʉr**′**tə sēz′]

- Vertices is defined as the highest point or the point where two lines intersect.
- An example of vertices are the tops of mountains.
- An example of vertices are the lines that form an angle in a triangle.

## vertices

noun

vertex

## vertices

## vertices

Noun

- plural form of
*vertex*

## vertices - Computer Definition

The plural of vertex. See vertex.

## vertices

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