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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  The  end  or  edge  of  a  vein  nearest  the  surface. 
  [U.S.] 
 
  {Apex  of  the  earth's  motion}  (Astron.),  that  point  of  the 
  heavens  toward  which  the  earth  is  moving  in  its  orbit. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apices  \Ap"i*ces\,  n.  pl 
  See  {Apex}. 




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