Definition of cap

  1. cap Noun A close-fitting head covering either without a brim or with a peak.
  2. cap Noun A special head covering to indicate rank, occupation etc.
  3. cap Noun An academic mortarboard
  4. cap Noun A protective cover or seal
  5. cap Noun A crown for covering a tooth
  6. cap Noun The summit of a mountain etc.
  7. cap Noun An artificial upper limit or ceiling
  8. cap Noun The top part of a mushroom
  9. cap Noun The cap worn by players as protection from the sun; the cap awarded to a player when first selected to play for a side
  10. cap Noun A small amount of gunpowder in a paper strip or plastic cup for use in a toy gun
  11. cap Noun A small explosive device used to detonate a larger charge of explosives
  12. cap Noun A bullet used to shoot someone.
  13. cap Noun An international appearance
  14. cap Noun An upper limit on the interest rate on an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) or a floating-rate note (FRN) or an OTC, European, call option (derivative contract) with an interest rate as basis; It's used to defend from excessive interest rate increases. Opposite of a floor.
  15. cap Verb To cover or seal with a cap
  16. cap Verb To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.
  17. cap Verb To lie over or on top of something
  18. cap Verb To surpass or outdo
  19. cap Verb To set an upper limit on something
  20. cap Verb To select a player to play for a specified side
  21. cap Verb To shoot someone
  22. cap Noun Capitalization.
  23. cap Noun An uppercase letter
  24. cap Verb To convert text to uppercase
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