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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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For example, we in Europe do need to face up to the impact that the Common Agricultural Policy is having in relation to food prices or the very high import tariffs that we impose in some cases.
We put diversity at the core of the reform of our Common Agricultural Policy because European agriculture is not about choosing a model of farming or another, but cultivating the sum of all farming traditions across Europe.
A SEMINAR looking in detail at some of the changes expected as a result of the forthcoming reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is being organised for farmers from around the region.
NFU president Peter Kendall will talk to farmers from across the West Midlands about proposals to reform the Common Agricultural Policy at the Stoneleigh event next week.
Mairead McGuinness MEP told a meeting of young farmers in Wicklow the Common Agricultural Policy will be at the centre of discussions in the coming days.
the history of European integration and the common agricultural policy since 1945.
17 December 2009: EU Commissioner For Agriculture Marianne Fischer Boel said simplification of the Common Agricultural Policy is not a "done deal".
A NEW report published by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and the European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST) is asking European policy makers to consider global environmental sustainability and impacts on developing countries when changing the European Union (EU)'s common agricultural policy (CAP).
We are ruled by Brussels - our EU membership costs us pounds 40m per day and we are disadvantaged by the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy.
JUST over three weeks ago,Tony Blair was in all the papers, swearing blind that not one penny of our rebate would be given up without a massive revamp of the Common Agricultural Policy.
If you add the net contribution for 2010 to the indirect costs such as the Common Agricultural Policy, Common Fisheries Policy and EU Regulation you get the grand total of pounds 77bn per annum - which equates to pounds 146,499 per minute
BIRDLIFE Cyprus said yesterday that the Cypriot EU presidency had concluded its work on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform "by digging a grave for greening".

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