Up·per·most a. Highest in place, position, rank, power, or the like; upmost; supreme.
Whatever faction happens to be uppermost. --Swift.
adj : at or nearest to the top; "the uppermost book in the pile";
"on the topmost step" [syn: topmost, upmost]
adv 1: in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; "say
what comes uppermost"
2: in or into the highest position; "the blade turned