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cap1 British & World English

A kind of soft, flat hat without a brim and typically with a peak

cap2 British & World English

Short for capitalization.

CAP British & World English

Common Agricultural Policy

cap English Thesaurus

a small bottle with a white plastic cap

CAP New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Common Agricultural Policy

Common Agricultural Policy British & World English

The system in the EU for establishing common prices for most agricultural products within the European Union, a single fund for price supports, and levies on imports

tip one's hat British & World English

Raise or touch one’s hat or cap as a way of greeting or acknowledging someone

cap'n British & World English

Informal contraction of captain, used in representing speech.

gas cap British & World English

A cap that closes the pipe leading to the petrol tank of a motor vehicle

ice cap British & World English

A covering of ice over a large area, especially on the polar region of a planet

ink cap British & World English

A widely distributed mushroom with a tall, narrow cap and slender white stem, turning into a black liquid after the spores are shed

mob cap British & World English

A large soft hat covering all of the hair and typically having a decorative frill, worn indoors by women in the 18th and early 19th centuries

anise cap British & World English

A pale greenish mushroom which has a funnel-shaped cap and smells strongly of aniseed

cap rock British & World English

A layer of hard impervious rock overlying and often sealing in a deposit of oil, gas, or coal

cloth cap British & World English

A man’s flat woollen cap with a peak

crown cap British & World English

Another term for crown cork.

death cap British & World English

A deadly poisonous toadstool with a pale olive-green cap and white gills, growing in broadleaved woodland in both Eurasia and North America

Dutch cap British & World English

A woman’s lace cap with triangular flaps on each side, worn as part of Dutch traditional dress

gimme cap British & World English

A baseball cap bearing a company name or slogan which is given away for publicity purposes

inky cap British & World English

A widely distributed mushroom with a tall, narrow cap and slender white stem, turning into a black liquid after the spores are shed

large-cap British & World English

Denoting or relating to the stock of a company with a large capitalization

milk cap British & World English

A large woodland toadstool with a concave cap, the flesh of which exudes a white or coloured milky fluid when cut

peak cap British & World English

A flat cap with a peak at the front

polar cap British & World English

A region of ice or other frozen matter surrounding a pole of a planet

screw cap British & World English

A round cap or lid that can be screwed on to a bottle or jar

small-cap British & World English

Denoting or relating to the stock of a company with a small capitalization

Turk's cap British & World English

Any of a number of plants which have parts that are said to resemble a turban or similar headdress, in particular:

watch cap British & World English

A close-fitting knitted cap of a kind worn by members of the US Navy in cold weather

bathing cap British & World English

A close-fitting elastic cap worn while swimming to keep the hair dry or to reduce friction

butter cap British & World English

A buff-coloured woodland toadstool with a greasy cap, found in both Eurasia and North America and typically growing in tufts and often in rings

Cap-Haïtien British & World English

A historic port city in northern Haiti; population 127,800 (est. 2009). It is the former capital of Haiti and the second-largest city in the country

cap sleeve British & World English

A sleeve extending only a short distance from the shoulder and tapering to nothing under the arm

charge-cap British & World English

(Of a government) subject (a local authority) to an upper limit on the charges it may levy on the public for services

cradle cap British & World English

A skin condition sometimes seen in babies caused by excessive production of sebum, characterized by areas of yellowish or brownish scales on the top of the head

dunce's cap British & World English

A paper cone formerly put on the head of a dunce at school as a mark of disgrace

filler cap British & World English

A cap closing the pipe leading to the petrol tank of a motor vehicle

forage cap British & World English

A cloth undress cap, usually with a peak, worn as part of a soldier’s uniform

funnel cap British & World English

A common edible European mushroom with a funnel-shaped cap, growing in open grassy places and woodland clearings

jockey cap British & World English

A strengthened cap with a long peak of a kind worn by jockeys

Juliet cap British & World English

A type of women’s small ornamental cap, typically made of lace or net and often worn by brides

liberty cap British & World English

A common small European toadstool which has a greyish-brown cap with a distinct boss and a long, thin stem, containing the hallucinogen psilocybin

panther cap British & World English

A poisonous toadstool which has a brownish-grey cap with fluffy white spots and white gills, found in woodland in both Eurasia and North America

petrol cap British & World English

A cap that closes the pipe leading to the petrol tank of a motor vehicle

Scotch cap British & World English

Another term for bonnet111.

service cap British & World English

A round, flat-topped cap with a visor that is part of the US Army and US Air Force service uniform

baseball cap British & World English

A cotton cap of a kind originally worn by baseball players, with a large peak and an adjustable strap at the back


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