a tight-fitting headdress
a top (as for a bottle)
detonator, detonating device, cap(noun)
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, cap(noun)
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, cap(noun)
(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, cap(verb)
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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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
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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It's democratized the sport... you can be a 6ft-10in shooter, you can be a 5ft-10in shooter, it gives coaches and teams who are smart a way to manage the cap as opposed to thinking, 'How do I collect superstars?'.
There are many challenges when it comes to building and taking care of an ice cave high up on an ice cap, the weather is probably the biggest factor. We are dealing with extreme weather up there.
Half of our clients just want to be seen and head to the seashore -- the Croisette in Cannes, Cap d'Antibes, Monaco, Cap Ferrat.
In the very short term, it looks as if the impact of heightened geopolitical worries was limited to oil markets. But that is not the end of the story, u.S. sanctions could affect various industries. And tensions between Iran and Israel look set to intensify. Those will begin to cap share prices.
We will, however, consider, the possible implications of the proposed interchange fee cap on the evolution of the credit card market.
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