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captan

[′kap‚tan]
(organic chemistry)
C9H8O2NSCl3 A buff to white solid with a melting point of 175°C; used as a fungicide for diseases of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
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For he is a dog with a regal background, brought to the cardinal from "western shores," reared in the Spanish court and used to royal palaces and meals ("regius aule assuetus menseque canis," 2-3) as well as taking "proud" naps on crimson couches ("somnosque superbos purpureis captare toris," 3-4).
This could ultimately boost sales of other insurance products as insurers try to captare this rollover market, the study observes.
Non ego virgineos iubeo cognoscere ludos, nec teneras tractare genas, aut dulcia nuptis oscula conferre et tenues astringere mammas, non liquidum captare merum, tenerumve fricare femen et in niveos oculum iactare lacertos.
catando (950): gerundio de catare < captare, frecuentativo de capio, -is, cepi, captum, capere, tratar de coger, percibir sensorialmente, mirar, ver.
400 nec semper credenda Ceres fallacibus arvis nec semper viridi concava puppis aquae, nec teneras semper tutum captare puellas: saepe dato melius tempore fiet idem.
Haec si recta ratione excolatur, veram fortitudinem parit, sin autem contra rationem elata opmnia in suam libidinem convertere tentet, ambitionem creat et regandi cupiditatem"; 226-27: "Quapropter erit eadem inanis quaedem gloria--sunt enim summo odio digni, qui virtutem negligunt, unde solida expressaque manat gloria, honores vero ac reliqua virtutis insignia sectantur--quam qui in vita civili res agregias adoriuntur in primis captare consueverunt.