- 1 1.1(schoolboy's, jockey's, soldier's)(nurse's)(judge's)baseball/golf capcap and bellsgorra de béisbol/golfcap and gown (Univ)gorro de bufónif the cap fits wear ittoga (feminine) y birrete (masculine)to put one's thinking cap on [colloquial]al que le caiga or le venga el sayo or saco, que se lo ponga (Latin America)el que se pica, ajos come (Spain)to set one's cap at somebodyusar la materia gris [colloquial]→ hand 1 2 → ring1 1 2poner los ojos en alguienExample sentences
- He wore a flat cap, old woolen trousers, and a brown shirt that was several sizes too large for him.
- Outside the grand clubhouse at the Legends course, at the heart of Château Elan, you almost expect chaps to be wandering around in plus-fours and flat caps.
- Most men covered their heads with flat wool caps or skullcaps or turbans in a variety of sizes and colours.
(British English) (Sport) (hat) (gorra que se da a un jugador seleccionado para un equipo nacional)he won five caps for Walesintegró la selección galesa en cinco ocasionesExample sentences
- Those early wheelmen didn't have bicycle helmets, but they did wear close-fitting long-visored caps.
- Opened in November 2001, it's run by two brothers with similar close-cut reddish beards, ethnic clothes and close-fitting caps.
- If you think you can pull off any look, then I suggest you try on this chalk-stripe driving cap.
- He won his cap for the Portuguese national side at an early age.
- Hughes earned 62 caps for the national team and led Liverpool to a string of honours while at the Anfield club.
- Baggio completed a full 90 minutes and showed flashes of the ability that won him 60 caps for the Italian national side.
- Both new caps fullback Peter Gibson and lock Paul Barker admitted to being a little nervous before flying out with the team yesterday afternoon.
- It gives them a motivation to become a national cap and an international Test cricketer.
- He and his dad Terry will be paired up as change bowlers, with the attack expected to be opened by two new caps, Paul Hart of Spring View and Steve Holt of Clifton.
- 2 2.1 (of bottle) radiator capgas o (British English) petrol captapa (feminine) del radiador2.2 (diaphragm)tapa (feminine) del depósito or tanque de gasolina(British English)Example sentences
- Find out from this factsheet by the fpa how contraceptive diaphragms and caps work, how effective they are at preventing pregnancy and their advantages and disadvantages.
- Diaphragms and caps are barrier methods of contraception.
- Barrier methods of contraception include diaphragms, condoms and cervical caps.
- She pointedly puts the cap on her camera lens and walks with him.
- Someone cleared their throat, and Artemesia straightened up, snapping the lens cap onto the camera.
- This includes bottle caps, tin covers or aluminum foil - these are some of the items service technicians commonly find in clogged or broken disposals.
- 3 3.1 (of mushroom, toadstool) 3.2 (of tooth — natural)(— artificial)Example sentences
- Then, Bodine suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone and needed eight caps for his teeth because of a practice crash at Michigan.
- Her whole jaw was bruised, her cap for her tooth cost £404.
- While your dentist might still recommend an apple a day and be able to fit natural-looking caps, the latest orthodontic innovations concentrate on stopping decay before it has a chance to do any damage.
- He promises to impose spending caps and offset spending increases with mandatory spending cuts or tax increases.
- He was complaining about the absence of a cap in campaign spending before the formal election period, even though it was his party that exploited this loophole prior to the last election.
- This time around, spending caps may not be enough.
- Coral mushrooms do not have caps but instead have a fruiting body of branched clusters.
- The cap & stem that we commonly eat is just the fruiting body.
- Five tall, slender mushrooms with yellow stems and glowing orange caps reach through the decaying foliage toward the sky as ants burrow underground.
- 4also: percussion cap4.1 4.2 (for toy gun)Example sentences
- So, before you buy that cap gun or bouncing ball for your child, take some precautions.
- We started selling snap caps a little over a year ago.
- Like many boys he had been fascinated with guns when a young child and had the usual cap guns and nerd guns.
transitive verb -pp-
- 1 1.1(bottle/tube)1.2(mountains/hilltops)cubrir la cima deExample sentences1.3
(oil well)Example sentences
- The controversial hole in the ground will be capped with a layer of clay when planning permission runs out in December and landfill operators begin what they call ‘restoration’ of the site.
- The radiocarbon-dated feature that produced the wild rice was located at the bottom of an undisturbed Late Woodland midden that had been capped with a layer of sterile sand.
- Reclamation dredging is nearing completion and all reclaimed land will then be capped with a layer of rock, imported from a nearby quarry.
- After capping it, the bottle should be shaken for 20 seconds.
- He said that there have been discussions to change the technology of capping the wine bottles but so far the cork has remained.
- When I capped the pen and folded the paper R. asked with surprise, ‘You're done?’
- 2 2.1 (outdo) See examples: they were always trying to cap each other's jokescap that!estaban siempre tratando de contar un chiste mejor que el del otro2.2 (crown, complete) to cap it all off o (British English) to cap it all …¡a ver si tú puedes hacerlo mejor!para colmo (de desgracias or de males) …para rematarla … [colloquial]Example sentences
- It capped a memorable first season in charge for Wetheriggs manager Andrew Ridley, his assistant Bob Norman and coach Paul Renwick.
- Katie Heginbotham from Barrows Green triumphed at HOYS to cap a memorable season.
- The Reds, however, were not finished and they capped a memorable afternoon with a fifth try in the final minute when Darren Treacy forced his way over from close range.
- 3 (set upper limit)(expenditure)(council)poner un tope a(in UK)to cap defense spendingponer un tope a or limitar los gastos deponer un tope a or limitar los gastos de defensa
- 4 (British English) (Sport)he's been capped five times for Scotlandha integrado cinco veces la selección escocesa
- 5 (Dentistry)to have a tooth cappedponerse una funda or una coronaExample sentences
- Coals flashed Marcus a grin, so full of perfectly capped teeth, so taut at the lips, so fleshy at the gum line that for a split second the image of a shark in an expensive wool suit was unavoidable.
- If they've got bad teeth, you'll cap the teeth, if they need a makeover, you give them a makeover.
- The scenes that are presumably supposed to depict camaraderie are hilariously forced; three sets of perfectly capped teeth clenched into rictus grins of barely suppressed hatred.
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