HyperDic: cap

English > 11 senses of the word cap:
NOUNartifactcapa tight-fitting headdress
artifactcapa top (as for a bottle)
artifactcap, detonator, detonating devicea mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive
artifactcapsomething serving as a cover or protection
plantcap, pileusa fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom / mushroom
objectcap, hooda protective covering that is part of a plant
communicationcap, ceiling, roofan upper limit on what is allowed
artifactcap, crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
artifactcap, capital, chapiterthe upper part of a column that supports the entablature
VERBstativecap, crestlie at the top of
changecaprestrict the number or amount of
cap > pronunciation
Soundskae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tight-fitting headdress.
Partsearflap, earlapOne of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
NarrowerBalmoral, bluebonnetA brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side
GlengarryA Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back
balaclava, balaclava helmetA cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face
baseball cap, jockey cap, golf capA cap with a bill
bathing cap, swimming capA tight-fitting cap that keeps hair dry while swimming
beretA cap with no brim or bill
bigginA child's tight-fitting cap
biretta, berretta, birrettaA stiff cap with ridges across the crown
calpac, calpack, kalpacA high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus
cloth cap, flat capA flat woolen cap with a stiff peak
cockscomb, coxcombA cap worn by court jesters
coonskin cap, coonskinA raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back
fez, tarbooshA felt cap (usually red) for a man
garrison cap, overseas capA wedge-shaped wool or cotton cap
kalansuwaA cap that is wrapped around by a turban and worn by Muslim religious elders
kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting capA cap with a flat circular top and a visor
liberty capclose-fitting conical cap worn as a symbol of liberty during the French Revolution and in the U.S. before 1800
mobcaplarge high frilly cap with a full crown
mortarboardAn academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top
nightcapA cloth cap worn in bed
pinnerA woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on
sailor capA cap worn by sailors / sailors
shower capA tight cap worn to keep hair dry while showering
ski cap, stocking cap, toboggan capA close-fitting woolen cap
skullcaprounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head
tam, tam-o'-shanter, tammyA woolen cap of Scottish origin
watch capA knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather
wishing capA magical cap that secures whatever one wishes for
Broaderheaddress, headgearclothing for the head
Spanishgorra
Catalangorra
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA top (as for a bottle).
NarrowerbottlecapA cap that seals a bottle
nippleA flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
radiator capcap on the opening in the top of a radiator through which a coolant liquid / liquid can be added
Broadertop, covercovering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Spanishchapa
Catalantap
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.
Synonymsdetonator, detonating device
Narrowerblasting capA small tube filled with detonating substances
percussion capA detonator that explodes when struck
Broaderexplosive devicedevice that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
Spanishdetonador, detonante
Catalandetonador
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningSomething serving as a cover or protection.
Narrowerdistributor capThe cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
ferrule, colletA metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting
hubcapcap that fits over the hub of a wheel
lens cap, lens covercap used to keep lens free of dust when not in use
thimbleA small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing / sewing
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 5, plant
MeaningA fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom / mushroom.
Synonympileus
Part offungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
Spanishcarpóforo, píleo, sombrerete, sombrerillo, sombrerito, sombrero
Catalanbarret, píleus, sombrerillo
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 6, object
MeaningA protective covering that is part of a plant.
Synonymhood
Part ofplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningAn upper limit on what is allowed.
Example "they established a cap for prices"
Synonymsceiling, roof
Narrowerglass ceilingA ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work force that prevents minorities and women from advancing to leadership positions
BroadercontrolThe economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
Spanishtecho, tope
Verbscaprestrict the number or amount of
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaning(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth.
Synonymscrown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown
Categorydentistry, dental medicine, odontologyThe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
Broaderdental applianceA device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
English > cap: 11 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningThe upper part of a column that supports the entablature.
Synonymscapital, chapiter
Part ofcolumn, pillar(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
BroadertopThe upper part of anything
Spanishcapital, capitel
Catalancapital, capitell
English > cap: 11 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninglie at the top of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Snow capped the mountains"
Synonymcrest
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishcubrir
Catalancobrir
English > cap: 11 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningrestrict the number or amount of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
Broaderlimit, circumscribe, confine torestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
Catalanrestringir
Nounscapan upper limit on what is allowed

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