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API

abbreviation
  1. Also A.P.I. American Petroleum Institute.
  2. Computers. application programming (or program) interface: a set of protocols used by programmers to create applications for a specific operating system or to interface between the different modules of an application.
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  • The habit of the tree is similar to that of the Api, but it is rather a larger grower.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • A dessert apple, inferior to the Api, and cultivated merely for curiosity.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • The tree has much similarity to the Api in its growth, and is a good bearer.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • Fruit, small, but a little larger and somewhat flatter than the Api, to which it bears a close resemblance.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg

  • Suitable either for the dessert, or for culinary purposes; it is inferior to the Api and not a first-rate apple.

    British Pomology

    Robert Hogg


British Dictionary definitions for api

API

abbreviation for
  1. application programming interface
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