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cap

1. Sport chiefly Brit
a. an emblematic hat or beret given to someone chosen for a representative team
b. a player chosen for such a team
2. the upper part of a pedestal in a classical order
3. Botany the pileus of a mushroom or toadstool
4. Hunting
a. money contributed to the funds of a hunt by a follower who is neither a subscriber nor a farmer, in return for a day's hunting
b. a collection taken at a meet of hounds, esp for a charity
5. Anatomy
a. the natural enamel covering a tooth
b. an artificial protective covering for a tooth
6. an upper financial limit
7. a mortarboard when worn with a gown at an academic ceremony (esp in the phrase cap and gown)
8. Meteorol
a. the cloud covering the peak of a mountain
b. the transient top of detached clouds above an increasing cumulus

CAP

Common Agricultural Policy: (in the EU) the system for supporting farm incomes by maintaining agricultural prices at agreed levels

Cap

The top member of any vertical architectural element; often projecting, with a drip for protection from the weather; the coping of a wall, the top of a pedestal or buttress, or the lintel of a door.

What does it mean when you dream about a cap?

A hat, a cover over an oil well, a snow-capped mountain, a nightcap for sleeping, or a nightcap before bed may all indicate sense of completion of some issue, job well done, or a mission accomplished.

cap

[kap]
(engineering)
A detonating or blasting cap.
(genetics)
In many eukaryotic messenger ribonucleic acids, the structure at the 5′ end consisting of 7′-methyl-guanosine-pppX, where X is the first nucleotide encoded in the deoxyribonucleic acid; it is added posttranscriptionally.
(mathematics)
The symbol ∩, which indicates the intersection of two sets.
(mining engineering)
A piece of timber placed on top of a prop or post in a mine.
The horizontal section of a set of timber that is used as a support in a mine roadway.

Cap

(astronomy)

cap

1. Usually, the topmost member of any vertical architectural element, often projecting, with a drip as protection from the weather, e.g., the coping of a wall, top of a pedestal or buttress, the lintel of a door, etc.
2. A layer of concrete placed over rock in the bottom of foundation excavations to level the exposed surface, prevent its deterioration by weathering, and protect it from other damage.
3. The upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, and the like; also called cap trim, wainscot cap, dado cap, chair rail cap, capital.
4. A fitting used to close the top end of a tubular newel.
6. A fitting used to close the end of a pipe.
7. A plane surface which is bonded to the bearing surface of a test specimen during its strength testing to ensure a uniform load distribution.

CAP

(networking)

CAP

(communications)

CAP

(networking)

CAP

(1) (Competitive Access Provider) An organization that competes with the established telecommunications provider in an area.

(2) (Carrierless Amplitude Phase) A type of ADSL service. See DSL.

(3) (CAMEL Application Part) The protocol used to implement CAMEL functions in the GSM system. CAP is the CAMEL counterpart of the INAP protocol and resides at the same level in the SS7 protocol suite. See INAP and CAMEL.
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HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 6ft WEIG WEIGHT: T: 87kg 87kg CAP CAP CAPS: 5 TOMMY SEYMOUR POSITION: POSITION: Wing Wing CLUB: CLUB: Glasgow Warriors Glasgow Warriors HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 6ft WEIG WEIGHT: T: 95kg 95kg CAP CAP CAPS: 13 13 TIM VISSER POSITION: POSITION: Wing Wing CLUB: CLUB: Edinburgh Rugby Edinburgh Rugby HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 4in 6ft 4in WEIG WEIGHT: T: 110kg 110kg CAP CAP CAPS: 15 15
Squeeze the soda bottle until the pen cap sinks to the bottom of the bottle.
CM's role: The CAP process is designed to be very compressed and quick.
CAP is spending $80 million to increase capacity at Huachipato to 1.
VantHul offers a unique example of the infinite visibility that one cap might have.
More good news: The caps were not effective until July 1 of this year; there is no retroactive application of them to the first half of 2003, as some SNF-based outpatient providers have worried.
Despite the occasional nuisance of arthritis in her hands, Lehman said she averages about six caps every four days.
Jones, a 28-year MOTSU employee, said her collection of ball caps grows weekly, with people dropping new ones off and others mailing them to her.
For example, both the Janus 20 Fund and the Dreyfus Appreciation Fund are large cap growth funds.
When prices are going up, you may want to consider a cap or a collar.
From forming youth clubs in neighborhoods where no recreation facilities exist, to building playgrounds and operating summer camps, to improving school curricula and such city services as garbage collection, CAP community organizations are working in Chicago's many and diverse neighborhoods.
Caps are usually sold against the same indices as the floating-rate side of a swap for hedge periods under five years, but cap premiums tend to be prohibitively expensive for longer maturities.