Definition of vertex

Definition of vertex
  1. vertex Noun The highest point of something.
  2. vertex Noun The highest surface on the skull.
  3. vertex Noun The point of intersection of an axis and a curve.-->
  4. vertex Noun A point in 3D space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.
  5. vertex Noun The point where the surface of an optical element (e.g. lens) crosses the optical axis.
  6. vertex Noun ("nuclear" or "particle physics") the interaction point.
  7. vertex Noun where the Prime Vertical meets the ecliptic in the west.
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