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Meaning of apical

a•pi•cal

Pronunciation: (ā'pi-kul, ap'i-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, at, or forming the apex.
  2. (of a speech sound) articulated principally with the aid of the tip of the tongue, as t or d.
—n.
  1. an apical sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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