Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
apical

ap·i·cal

apical

 
pronunciation:
ae pih kl [or] eI pih kl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
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
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: apically (adv.)