What does the word uppermost mean?

Usage examples for uppermost

  1. You were always uppermost in my calculations. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. The parting from Lili was uppermost in his thoughts. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  3. Though I did not advance far, the press, which separated me from the upper end of the room, melted quickly, as one after another took his seat amid a hum of conversation; and in a moment I found myself gazing straight at Denise, who, white and wan, with a pitiful look in her eyes, sat beside her mother at the uppermost table, a picture of silent woe. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman