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[top-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈtɒpˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
highest; uppermost.
Origin of topmost
1690-1700; top1 + -most Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Being in a more research-driven setting has prodded me to submit more articles to topmost journals.
  • On the topmost floor, the builders marked out the positions of columns, walls and doorways.
  • On the topmost of these terraces the king took his stand on the eventful day.
  • The queen of this hive was laying her eggs in the topmost box.
  • Finally, the third and topmost layer consists of a new kind of armour.
  • Given the gradient of warmth in the nest, the topmost turtles should hatch well before their siblings at the bottom.
  • The point is that for some time the center of gravity for achievement has been shifting away from the topmost colleges.
  • It is located in specialized cells scattered through the topmost layer of skin.
  • The topmost layer of an aquifer is known as the water table.
  • White pine weevil is an insect that kills the topmost shoot and often causes the tree to have multiple stems and a round profile.
British Dictionary definitions for topmost


highest; at or nearest the top
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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