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apical

ap·i·cal

apical

 
pronunciation:
ae pih kl [or] eI pih kl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, at, or forming the highest point of something.
similar words:
top, vertical
definition 2: in phonetics, of or pertaining to consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue, such as "t" or "d".
an apical stop
derivation: apically (adv.)