ape

(redirected from aper)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to aper: Apr, APERC

ape

(āp)
n.
1. Any of various tailless Old World primates of the superfamily Hominoidea, including the gibbons, orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and humans.
2. Any of various members of this superfamily bearing fur and usually living in the wild, especially orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees, in contrast to humans. Not in scientific use.
3. A tailed primate such as a monkey. Not in scientific use.

ap′er n.
(1) Ape. A primate of the family Pongidae
Members
• Small apes—gibbons and siamangs
• Great apes—orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees
The ape brain is structurally similar to the human brain and is capable of advanced reasoning

(2) APE. A multifunctional enzyme involved in DNA repair and in facilitating the redox state of some DNA-binding proteins de novo

ape

any tailless primate of the family Simiidae, including gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans and gibbons.

APE

anterior pituitary extract.

ape

general name for the group of animals which includes the anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae (gibbons, orang-utans, gorillas and chimpanzees) and some other species including the night ape (Aotus trivirgatus) and the black Celebes ape (Cynopithecus niger).
References in periodicals archive ?
Apers, "Data Allocation in Distributed Database Systems," ACM Trans.
In the fiscal year just concluded, APERS paid out nearly $455 million in benefits.
39: aerst apers arest apres artes asper astre aspre earst pares erast parse etars pears raest praes rates prase reast preas resat presa sater rapes serta raspe setar reaps stare repas strae sarpe tares spare taser spear tears sprae trase.
wh SEND US YOUR They said: "We had to find a local shop which sold apers and got one alled the Daily Telegraph and they had their pictures aken with it tead
From the very early days of missiles that were propelled by rockets, Mugu was there testing,'' said Alan Apers, who sits on the board of directors for the Missile Technology Historical Association.
That is only the half of it - so let me fill Mr Miller in on what actually happened to this particular member of "the local press," newsp apers who, in Mr Miller's notes, seem to remain nameless.
breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and ordered the company to pay APERS $16.
AUTICAL ESSENTIAL: ilored stripe jacket RY: Damsel in a Dres ain print dress (righ 69 at John Lewis; Vi ripe long jacket, pounds 54 al nautical deck sho ght), pounds 70 at Fifty Plu OOL-WAVE APERS NAVY and white the classic nautical ombination that has no expiry date.
Olivier Apers, Creative Director, BETC Euro RSCG, Paris
IKEA is a place where apers on can find virtually everything under one roof to furnish their home, with 10,000 items in their range.
In recent years, thanks top apers like the ECHO, we are much more aware of the chicanery of politicians.