Amical vs Apical - What's the difference?

amical | apical |


As adjectives the difference between amical and apical

is that amical is friendly, amicable while apical is of or connected with the apex.

As a noun apical is

(phonetics) a sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.

amical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Friendly, amicable.
  • * 2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 172:
  • The Encyclop├ędie pulled through this crisis mainly through the amical assistance of Malesherbes, councillor in the Paris Cour des Aides, a member of the Lamoignon clan, and official Director of the Book Trade.
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    apical

    English

    (wikipedia apical)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or connected with the apex.
  • (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.
  • (linguistics, of a sound) Produced with the tip of the tongue.
  • Derived terms

    * preapical

    Coordinate terms

    * * (linguistics) laminal, coronal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (phonetics) A sound produced by obstructing the air passage with the tip of the tongue.
  • Anagrams

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