Pronunciation: kăp
n.1.A covering for the head
2.The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
Thou art the cap of all the fools alive.
- Shak.
3.A respectful uncovering of the head.
He that will give a cap and make a leg in thanks.
- Fuller.
4.(Zool.) The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.
5.(Arch.) Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use
6.A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.
Cap of a cannon
a piece of lead laid over the vent to keep the priming dry; - now called an apron.
Cap in hand
obsequiously; submissively.
Cap of liberty
See Liberty cap, under Liberty.
Cap of maintenance
a cap of state carried before the kings of England at the coronation. It is also carried before the mayors of some cities.
Cap money
money collected in a cap for the huntsman at the death of the fox.
Cap paper
a - A kind of writing paper including flat cap, foolscap, and legal cap.
b - A coarse wrapping paper used for making caps to hold commodities.
Cap rock
(Mining) The layer of rock next overlying ore, generally of barren vein material.
Flat cap
cap See Foolscap.
Forage cap
the cloth undress head covering of an officer of soldier.
Legal cap
a kind of folio writing paper, made for the use of lawyers, in long narrow sheets which have the fold at the top or "narrow edge."
To set one's cap
to make a fool of one.
To set one's cap for
to try to win the favor of a man with a view to marriage.
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
[imp. & p. p. Capped ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Capping.]
2.To deprive of cap.
3.To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
4.To salute by removing the cap.
5.To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.
v. i.1.To uncover the head respectfully.
Noun1.Capcap - a tight-fitting headdress
2.cap - a top (as for a bottle)
3.cap - a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
4.cap - something serving as a cover or protection
5.Capcap - a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
Synonyms: pileus
6.cap - an upper limit on what is allowed; "they established a cap for prices"
Synonyms: ceiling
7.cap - dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a tooth
Synonyms: crownwork
8.cap - the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
Synonyms: chapiter, capital
Verb1.cap - lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"
Synonyms: crest
2.cap - restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
1.(networking)CAP - Columbia AppleTalk Package.
2.(communications)CAP - Carrierless Amplitude/Phase Modulation.
3.(networking)CAP - Competitive Access Provider
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