toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

apex
used in War and Peace

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
the highest point of something
  • A military organization may be quite correctly compared to a cone, of which the base with the largest diameter consists of the rank and file; the next higher and smaller section of the cone consists of the next higher grades of the army, and so on to the apex, the point of which will represent the commander in chief.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "apex" in War and Peace.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®