It has two cone-shaped superimposed glass globes connected at their apexes through a small opening.
The leading design is naturally the Herati, and again one sees the palm leaf with its apexes all pointing in the same direction.
It was the duplicating lines of the departing sun, upon the castellated rocks, as they pierced between the apexes and the basin.
The centre gable overlaps the portal beneath, and the apexes of the two side gables are beyond the middle of the two side portals.
The Household Cavalry were given helmets with weeping plumes fixed to the apexes.
Their apexes will probably come at about K and M in Fig. 208.
c.1600, from Latin apex "summit, peak, tip, top, extreme end;" probably related to apere "to fasten, fix," hence "the tip of anything" (one of the meanings in Latin was "small rod at the top of the flamen's cap"), from PIE *ap- "to take, reach." Proper plural is apices.
apex a·pex (ā'pěks)
n. pl. a·pex·es or a·pi·ces (ā'pĭ-sēz', āp'ĭ-)
The pointed end of a conical or pyramidal structure.