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**Vertex** (Latin: peak; plural **vertices** or **vertexes**) means the "top", or the highest point of something. It may refer to:

## Mathematics and computer science

- Vertex (geometry), a point where higher-dimensional geometric objects meet
- Vertex (graph theory), a node in a graph
- Vertex (curve), a local extreme point of curvature
- Vertex of a representation, a certain type of subgroup in finite group theory
- Vertex (computer graphics), a point in space with additional attributes
- Vertex (topography), a data point in certain geographic information systems

## Physics

- Vertex (physics), a point where particles collide and interact
- Vertex operator 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

## Biology and anatomy

- Vertex (anatomy), the uppermost surface of the head of an arthropod or vertebrate
- Vertex (urinary bladder), alternative name of the apex of urinary bladder
- Vertex presentation, head-first birth of a baby
- Vertex distance, the distance between the surface of the cornea of the eye and a lens situated in front of it

## Companies

- Vertex (company), a business services provider
- Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company
- Vertex Inc, an annuity software and business consulting company
- Vertex Railcar, defunct rail far manufacturer 2014 to 2018.

## Music

- A song in
*In the Groove*(video game), a 2006 rhythm game *Vertex*(album), a 1997 album by Buck 65*Vertex*(band), a band formed in 1996

## Other uses

- Vertex (typography), a downward pointing portion of certain letters

## See also

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