## VERTEX

### Vertex

In geometry, a**vertex**is a special kind of point that describes the corners or intersections of geometric shapes.

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### vertex

#### Noun

- The highest point of something.
- The highest surface on the skull.
- The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.
- A point on the curve with a local minimum or maximum of curvature.
- One of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices.
- A point in 3D space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.
- The point where the surface of a lens crosses the optical axis.
- An interaction point.
- The point where the prime vertical meets the ecliptic in the western hemisphere of a natal chart.

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