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VÉRTEX s.n. 1. (anat.) Sinciput. 2. (mar.) Punctul ortodromei cu latitudinea cea mai ridicată. 3. (met.) Punctul cel mai vestic atins de traiectoria unui ciclon. – Din fr., lat. vertex.
Trimis de ana_zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX '98

VÉRTEX s. (ANAT.) creştet, sinciput, (pop. şi fam.) scăfârlie, (Ban. şi vestul Olt.) teme.
Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime

vértex s. n.
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

VÉRTEX s.n. 1. Creştetul capului (la animalele vertebrate). ♦ Punctul cel mai proeminent al unei formaţii anatomice. 2. Punct în care ortodroma atinge cea mai mare latitudine. 3. Punctul cel mai vestic atins de un ciclon în emisfera noastră, de la care acesta îşi schimbă direcţia. [< fr., lat. vertex].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.02.2006. Sursa: DN

VÉRTEX s. n. 1. sinciput. ♢ punctul cel mai proeminent al unei formaţii anatomice. 2. punct în care ortodroma atinge cea mai mare latitudine. 3. punctul cel mai vestic atins de traiectoria unui ciclon în emisfera nordică, de la care acesta îşi schimbă direcţia. (< fr., lat. vertex)
Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN

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  • Vertex — Ver tex, n.; pl. {Vertexes}, L. {Vertices}. [L. vertex, icis, a whirl, top of the head, top, summit, from vertere to turn. See {Verse}, and cf. {Vortex}.] A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vertex — (pl.: Vertices) kommt vom lateinischen vertere: drehen, wenden, und bedeutet zunächst Wendepunkt, Scheitel; ebenso aber allgemeiner Punkt, Knoten – eine Stelle, an der sich Richtungen treffen. Und noch allgemeiner: Punkt, Vektor, n Tupel,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vertex — (n.) 1560s, the point opposite the base in geometry, from L. vertex highest point, lit. the turning point, originally whirling column, whirlpool, from vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). Meaning highest point of anything is first attested… …   Etymology dictionary

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