[ US /ˈəpɝˌmoʊst/ ]
[ UK /ˈʌpəmˌə‍ʊst/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. at or nearest to the top
    the uppermost book in the pile
    on the topmost step
ADVERB
  1. in or into the highest position
    the blade turned uppermost
  2. in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind
    say what comes uppermost
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How To Use uppermost In A Sentence

  • Lift the fish and carefully place it on a large board, flat side uppermost.
  • In removing the uppermost layer of painted plaster from the cut-out chunk of wall, conservators discovered an underlying sinopia or underdrawing.
  • Any questions that veer away from the topic that is uppermost in her mind are swiftly redirected. Times, Sunday Times
  • With regard to the construction of bones, the bones and joints of the fingers are simple, the bones of the hand and foot are numerous, and articulated in various ways; the uppermost are the largest; the heel consists of one bone which is seen to project outward, and the back tendons are attached to it. Instruments Of Reduction
  • The uppermost is written in hieroglyphics; the second in what is now called demotic, the common script of ancient Egypt; and the third in Greek.
  • The vital importance of love is to love all life without qualms, without wisdom or religion uppermost in the mind of the lover.
  • Therefore, the shoulder-sleeve insignia was authorized to be worn with the blue uppermost to conform to the manner of wearing the brassard.
  • Put buns cut side uppermost into tin. The Sun
  • You could lift off the cranial cap if you wanted to and employ the uppermost quadrant for storage. DEATH OF A NYMPH
  • ‘This thought should be uppermost in members' minds when they come to vote on 27 June,’ Bell said.
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