apex (apices)

apex (apices)
ذُرْوَة \ apex (apices): the highest point. climax: the most exciting or important point of sth. (esp. of a story or play). crest: the top of a hill or of a wave. crown: the top or highest part of sth. (the head, a hat, a hill, etc.). height: a very high point; the highest point: Among the mountain heights; at the height of the storm. peak: the highest point that is reached by sth. that goes up and down: Hotel business is at its peak during public holidays. summit: the top of a mountain. top. \ See Also قمة (قِمَّة)، رأس (رَأْس)‏

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  • APEX — peculiariter dicebatur apud Romanos, pileus Flaminis (qui Flammeum alias vocabatur) per synecdochen, quod in conum desinebat. Hinc Festus. Apex, inquit, Sacerdotum insigne, diclus ab eo, quod comprchendere antiqui vinculô apere dicebant, unde… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Apices — Apex A pex, n.; pl. E. {Apexes}; L. {Apices}. [L.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) The end or edge of a vein nearest the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apex — A pex, n.; pl. E. {Apexes}; L. {Apices}. [L.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apex of the earth's motion — Apex A pex, n.; pl. E. {Apexes}; L. {Apices}. [L.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) The end or edge of a vein nearest the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apex — (n.) c.1600, from L. apex summit, peak, tip, top, extreme end; probably related to apere to fasten, fix, hence the tip of anything (one of the meanings in Latin was small rod at the top of the flamen s cap ), from PIE *ap to take, reach. Proper… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Apices — Ap i*ces, n. pl. See {Apex}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apices juris non sunt jura — [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and good sense. See apex juris …   Black's law dictionary

  • apices juris non sunt jus — apices juris non sunt jura [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • apices juris non sunt jura — [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and good sense. See apex juris …   Black's law dictionary

  • apices juris non sunt jus — apices juris non sunt jura [jus] /eypasiyz jiiras ndn sant jura (°jas)/ Extremities, or mere subtleties of law are not rules of law [are not law]. Legal principles must not be carried to their extreme consequences, without regard for equity and… …   Black's law dictionary

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