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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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c) Quantitative analysis of fibrous cap thickness in the two different shear stress regions in three groups of mice.
Subsequent development of fibroatheromas with inflamed fibrous caps can be predicted by intracoronary near infrared spectroscopy.
By lowering the frequency and magnitude of loading towards the fibrous cap, the possibility of cap fatigue is less and the risk of plaque disruption is reduced.
American Heart Association divided the histomorphological changes in atheromatosis into six types according to its severity in 1995 : Type I corresponded to early lesions, lipid deposition was detected in tunica intima; type II corresponded to fatty streaks; type III corresponded to early stage of plaques and extracellular lipid droplet accumulation can be detected; type IV corresponded to plaque stage and lipid cores were detected, but thick fibrous caps were not detected; type V was characterized by the appearance of fibrous caps on the basis of relatively big lipid cores and protrusion into lumens; when secondary pathological changes were detected in type IV and type V, it corresponded to type VI.
The fibrous cap on the surface of the plaque was thin and disrupted, mainly composed of a large number of collagen fibers, a small number of smooth muscle cells (SMCs) and proteoglycans.
The fibrous cap of the atherosclerotic plaque separates the luminal clotting cascade from its procoagulant lipid core.
Brown said, In addition to causing gum disease, MMPs also thin the fibrous cap overlying atheromatous plaque, thereby increasing the risks of acute MI and unstable angina in patients with coronary artery disease.
In addition to causing gum disease, MMPs thin the fibrous cap overlying atheromatous plaque, thereby increasing the risks of acute MI and unstable angina in patients with coronary artery disease.
Optical coherence tomography is "a remarkable advance that for the first time enables us to identify the large lipid core and thin fibrous cap so characteristic of the unstable plaque," Dr.