# Extensive Definition

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

## Mathematics

- Vertex (geometry), a corner point of a polygon, node in a Triangulated irregular network or TIN
- Vertex (graph theory), a node in a graph
- Vertex (curve), a local extreme point of curvature

## Physics

- 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.

## Companies

- Vertex - Business Process Outsourcing, a business services provider spun off from United Utilities
- Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company
- Vertex Standard, a radiocommunication products company.

## Music

- A song in In The Groove (video game)
- Vertex (album), an album by Buck 65
- Vertex (band), a band formed in 1996

## Other

- 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