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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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Robustness of validation criteria in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is a medical society that serves more than 17,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world.
Significant and unexpected diagnoses in surgical pathology: a College of American Pathologists survey of 1130 laboratories.
Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ: GENZ) announced today that its genetic testing laboratory located in Phoenix, Arizona, has obtained the CAP 15189SM Accreditation to the International Standards Organization 15189:2007 Standard for laboratories from the College of American Pathologists.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is a not-for-profit medical society serving more than 17,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world.
has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.
To help patients, such as Kimberly, the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world's leading organization for board-certified pathologists, is teaming with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) during National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8-14, 2015.
ATCC (American Type Culture Collection) today announced that the College of American Pathologists Proficiency Testing program has joined the ATCC Proficiency Standard program.
The new facility, equipped with its exclusive vivarium, is CLIA-certified, and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
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