Definition of uppermost:
top, upper, it's now or never, immediate, exigent, elevated, upmost, aloft, high, topmost, pressing, every minute counts, as a matter of urgency/priority, high up, urgent, imperative, on the front burner, over.
- summit (part of speech: adjective)
- top (part of speech: adjective)
superior (part of speech: adjective)
- "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.
1164. It is obvious also that the flat place being turned uppermost, will facilitate the use of the file on work of smaller diameter than the lathe centre, and that placed in the position shown in the cut, it will permit a squaring tool to pass clear down to the centre and avoid leaving the projecting burr which is left when the tool cannot pass clear down the face to the edge of the countersink of the work centre.- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.