See also: api, Api, and api-

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API (plural APIs or API)

  1. (pharmacology) Initialism of active pharmaceutical ingredient.
  2. (programming) Initialism of application programming interface.
  3. Initialism of Asian and Pacific Islander.
  4. (weaponry) Initialism of advanced primer ignition.

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  1. Initialism of American Petroleum Institute.

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  1. Initialism of alphabet phonétique international: IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)

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Borrowed from English API.

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API m (plural API)

  1. API, application programming interface

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API n (indeclinable)

  1. Initialism of Alphabētum Phōnēticum Internātiōnāle (International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)).

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Orthographic borrowing from English API.

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API f (plural APIs)

  1. (programming) API (application programming interface)