The difference between Acme and Vertex

When used as nouns, acme means the top or highest point, whereas vertex means the highest point of something.

check bellow for the other definitions of Acme and Vertex

  1. Acme as a noun:

    The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination.

  2. Acme as a noun (medicine):

    The crisis or height of a disease.

  3. Acme as a noun:

    Mature age; full bloom of life.


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  1. Vertex as a noun:

    The highest point of something.

  2. Vertex as a noun (anatomy):

    The highest surface on the skull.

  3. Vertex as a noun (geometry):

    The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.

  4. Vertex as a noun (mathematics):

    A point on the curve with a local minimum or maximum of curvature.

  5. Vertex as a noun (graph theory):

    One of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices.

  6. Vertex as a noun (computer graphics):

    A point in 3D space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.

  7. Vertex as a noun (optics):

    The point where the surface of a lens crosses the optical axis.

  8. Vertex as a noun (nuclear, or, particle physics):

    An interaction point.

  9. Vertex as a noun (astrology):

    The point where the prime vertical meets the ecliptic in the western hemisphere of a natal chart.

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