AskDefine | Define vertexes

Extensive Definition

Vertex (Latin: corner; plural vertices or vertexes) may refer to:



  • Vertex (physics), a point where particles collide and interact
  • Vertex (optics), a point where the optical axis crosses a lens surface
  • Vertex algebra in conformal field theory
  • Vertex function describing the interaction between a photon and an electron
  • Vertex model in statistical mechanics, a discrete model of a physical system in which weights are associated with vertices of a grid graph.




  • Vertex (anatomy), the uppermost surface of the head of an arthropod or vertebrate
vertexes in German: Vertex
vertexes in Spanish: Vértice
vertexes in Finnish: Vertex
vertexes in French: Vertex
vertexes in Italian: Vertice
vertexes in Dutch: Vertex
vertexes in Portuguese: Vértice
vertexes in Swedish: Vertex
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