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Definition of Cap

Cap

  1. A covering for the head
  2. One usually with a visor but without a brim, for men and boys
  3. One of lace, muslin, etc., for women, or infants
  4. One used as the mark or ensign of some rank, office, or dignity, as that of a cardinal.
  5. The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
  6. A respectful uncovering of the head.
  7. The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.
  8. Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use
  9. The uppermost of any assemblage of parts; as, the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping, cornice, lintel, or plate.
  10. Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.
  11. A collar of iron or wood used in joining spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the end of a rope.
  12. A percussion cap. See under Percussion.
  13. The removable cover of a journal box.
  14. A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.
  15. A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.
  16. To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
  17. To deprive of cap.
  18. To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
  19. To salute by removing the cap.
  20. To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.
  21. To uncover the head respectfully.

Cap Quotations

I wanted to go on the red carpet with a baseball cap, t-shirt, and jeans. And I still do. Because that's really who I am.
Missy Peregrym

One of the things I've become immune to is people talking about market cap and social media platforms.
Ashton Kutcher

I put things in perspective and trust that everything is in its right place, be grateful that I'm healthy. Then throw on a cap and some killer red lipstick and gloss, that always seems to do the trick.
Sasha Jackson

I'm finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit. I'm finding myself really angry over what's happening in the Middle East, the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely. I'm angry about cap and trade. And I've been on record for a long time on the failed war on drugs.
Gary Johnson

I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazzawati teaglasses. I had a car, and I wore a chauffeur's cap with my overalls. The pose of chauffeur was convenient because I could travel under the pretext of driving my master's car.
Nelson Mandela
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Cap Translations

cap in Afrikaans is pet
cap in Danish is hue, kasket
cap in Dutch is pet
cap in Italian is cappa, berretto, coprire, tappo
cap in Spanish is tapar, tapador, tapadero, gorro, gorra
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