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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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Add enough warm water to cover fish and spike water with 1/2 lemon or 2 capfuls of lemon extract.
The new formulation allows the product to do double duty -- it can be used as a pre-treat for set-in stains and consumers can add a capful to every wash load to catch everyday stains.
I change the water weekly and put in a capful each of Nutrafin Cycle and Aqua Plus.
Whether it's substituting a spritz of glass cleaner (43 percent) for all-purpose cleaner or a capful of dishwashing liquid (38 percent) for laundry detergent, consumers tend to trust their favorite products to pull double duty when their supply of other items runs low.
Robert Tonks poured a capful into Stephanie Force's tea every day for a week after finding out she was expecting, a court heard yesterday.
Take one capful (the little white cap that comes with the bottle) and hold in your mouth for 10 minutes daily, then spit it out.
Either pour a capful into the bath or apply to a sponge to use directly on the skin.
Det Chief Insp Bennett would not disclose how much acid was involved but added: "The Home Office pathologist has said a capful would be enough to kill a person.
Students had been instructed to add a capful of methanol into the homemade cannon of apple juice cans, but instead had poured more straight from the one-gallon plastic bottle into the cannon, said Sgt.
To clean the shower curtain liner, just stick it in the washer with a capful of bleach.
To disinfect, fill the sink with warm water and a capful of household chlorine bleach.
Just put a capful for a large dog into the ear once a day for two days.