how to pronounce vertex


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vertex is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of vertex in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… search at vertex pharmaceuticals …”

meanings of vertex


  1. A point on the curve with a local minimum or maximum of curvature.
  2. A sharp downward point opposite a crotch, as in the letters "V" and "W" but not "Y".
  3. A point in 3D space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.
  4. The point where the surface of a lens crosses the optical axis.
  5. The point where the prime vertical meets the ecliptic in the western hemisphere of a natal chart.
  6. One of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices.
  7. The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.
  8. An interaction point.
  9. The highest surface on the skull.
  10. The highest point of something.

vertex frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vertex occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vertex can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vertex can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to vertex


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