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Meaning of topical

top•i•cal

Pronunciation: (top'i-kul), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or dealing with matters of current or local interest: a topical reference.
  2. pertaining to the subject of a discourse, composition, or the like.
  3. of a place; local.
  4. of, pertaining to, or applied externally to a particular part of the body; local: a topical anesthetic.
—n.
  1. any of a collection of different stamps treating the same subject.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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