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Adjective: topical  tó-pi-kul
  1. Of interest at the present time
    "a topical reference"; "a topical and timely study of civil liberty"
  2. Of or relating to or arranged by topics
    "a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis"
  3. (medicine) pertaining to the surface of a body part
    "a drug for topical (or local) application"; "a topical anaesthesia"

See also: current, local

Encyclopedia: Topical