apical
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæpɪkəl/, /ˈeɪpɪkəl/
Adjective

apical (not comparable)

  1. Of or connected with the apex.
  2. (botany, of a meristem) Situated at the growing tip of the plant or its roots, in comparison with intercalary growth situated between zones of permanent tissue.
  3. (phonetics, phonology, of a sound) Produced with the tip of the tongue.
Translations
  • Portuguese: apical
  • Russian: переднеязы́чный
Noun

apical (plural apicals)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
Translations
  • Italian: apicale
  • Portuguese: apical
  • Russian: переднеязы́чный звук



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