topmost

adjective
top·​most | \ˈtäp-ˌmōst \

Definition of topmost 

: highest of all : uppermost

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Examples of topmost in a Sentence

He was standing on the topmost step. his kite got tangled in the topmost branches of the tree

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What Janaszak is working on is for the second room, about the topmost layer of water and the tiny creatures that float in it. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "Unseen Oceans: How the American Museum of Natural History Builds a New Exhibit," 21 June 2018 Poke the needle through the topmost edge of the cuff. Lara Sorokanich, Popular Mechanics, "The Basic Sewing Skills Everyone Should Know," 17 Oct. 2017 Natural moisturizing factor is a naturally occurring substance primarily made of up amino acids and is typically located in the stratum corneum, which is the topmost layer of the epidermis. Dr. Leslie Baumann, miamiherald, "How to keep your skin moist while traveling," 27 Apr. 2017 High on a rocky ridge in the desert, nestled among the brush, is the topmost part of a clock that has been ticking for thousands of years. Dylan Tweney, WIRED, "How to Make a Clock Run for 10,000 Years," 23 June 2011

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First Known Use of topmost

1697, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of topmost was in 1697

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topmost

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of topmost

: highest in position or importance

topmost

adjective
top·​most | \ˈtäp-ˌmōst \

Kids Definition of topmost

: highest of all I can't reach the topmost shelf.

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