(of plants) having no leaves
Bearing no leaves; leafless. Aphyllous plants conduct photosynthesis in their stems and branches.
Also, A.P.I. American Petroleum Institute. 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. Contemporary Examples The API is a serious document that has been undeservedly dismissed by the Israeli government time and […]
- Api gravity scale
noun the American Petroleum Institute gravity scale: a universally accepted scale of the relative density of fluids that is used in fuel technology and is measured in degrees API. One degree API is equal to (141.5/d)–131.5, where d = relative density at 288.7K See also Baumé scale
a seaport in and the capital of Western Samoa, on N Upolu. an island in Western Samoa, in the S Pacific: the home of Robert Louis Stevenson for the last five years of his life. 430 sq. mi. (1113 sq. km). Capital: Apia. an independent country comprising the W part of Samoa: formerly a trust […]
belonging to the Apiaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Umbelliferae. Compare (def 4).