What does the word apex mean?

Usage examples for apex

  1. The entire interior of the can is painted black and the chief light comes through the holes in the apex of the interior cone. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. So the spiritual man at the apex of the pyramid of life finds in the vaster range of his Environment a provision, as much higher, it is true, as he is higher, but as delicately adjusted to his varying needs. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  3. Once again let us turn the key, and we have our two conceptions in a metaphysical sense; the trine with its apex above is as the trine with its apex below, both the same in form, yet vibrating to very different planes, and a very different language is required to read and interpret their meaning aright. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.