browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
apothem


apothem


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apothem  \Ap"o*them\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  +  ?  that  which  is  placed,  ?  to 
  place.] 
  1.  (Math.)  The  perpendicular  from  the  center  to  one  of  the 
  sides  of  a  regular  polygon. 
 
  2.  A  deposit  formed  in  a  liquid  extract  of  a  vegetable 
  substance  by  exposure  to  the  air.