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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Apothem  \Ap"o*them\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  +  ?  that  which  is  placed,  ?  to 
  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.