a tight-fitting headdress
a top (as for a bottle)
detonator, detonating device, capnoun
a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
something serving as a cover or protection
a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
a protective covering that is part of a plant
crown, lens hood, hoodlum, cowl, toughie, capital, jacket, detonator, hood, cowling, roof, tough, goon, ceiling, chapiter, jacket crown, strong-armer, detonating device, pileus, bonnet, exhaust hood, punk, thug, crownwork
ceiling, roof, capnoun
an upper limit on what is allowed
"he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, capnoun
(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
"tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
capital, chapiter, capverb
the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
lie at the top of
"Snow capped the mountains"
restrict the number or amount of
"We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
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biggin, biggon, biggonnet, busby, coif, berretta, biretta, barret, caul, callot, head-gear, turban, fez, calotte, toque, mortarboard, mitre, tarboosh, tam-o-shanter, zuchetto, wimple, shako, morion, mozetta, casque, helmet, mutch, montero, domino, beaver, glengarry, calpac, thrum cap, beret, keffieh, mortier, mobcap
Catabolite activator protein, see there
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You had a bunch of strong years back then because we were in the midst of a tech bubble and there was no cap on valuations. Now we have real legitimate companies but there's not the same sign of excess valuation.
It may be that the UK government will take the opportunity to ditch the bonus cap.
With all the lobbyists on earth, environmentalists couldn't get cap and trade done.
This is a very concentrated fund and while it has companies like IBM that people have heard of, it has a mixture of small and mid cap companies that will fly below the radar for most investors.
The market is still a bull one despite the corrections, small-cap shares are mostly recovered from yesterday's slump.
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