apex (or apices)

apex (or apices)
قِمَّة \ apex (or apices): the highest point. crest: the top of a hill or of a wave. crown: the top or highest part of sth. (the head, a hill, etc.). 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: the highest point or part: a mountain top; at the top of the tall building.

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  • Apex (diacritic) — The apex (plural apices ) is a mark roughly with the shape of an acute accent ( ´ ) which is placed over vowels to indicate that they are long.Although hardly known by most contemporary Latinists, the use of the sign was actually quite widespread …   Wikipedia

  • apex — (a pèks) s. m. 1°   Terme de botanique. Nom de l étamine dans Tournefort. Actuellement, synonyme de sommet. 2°   Terme de philologie. Apices, pluriel latin de apex (voy. apices). ÉTYMOLOGIE    Apex, sommet …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Apex (Kleidungsstück) — Flamines auf einem Relief der Ara Pacis mit Galerus und Apex …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

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