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English

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Noun

Singular
cap

Plural
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  1. A close-fitting head covering either without a brim or with a peak
  2. A special head covering to indicate rank, occupation etc.
  3. An academic mortarboard
  4. A protective cover or seal
  5. A crown for covering a tooth
  6. The summit of a mountain etc.
  7. An artificial upper limit or ceiling
  8. (informal) An uppercase letter, abbreviated from "capital"
  9. The top part of a mushroom
  10. A small amount of gunpowder in a paper strip or plastic cup for use in a toy gun
    Billy spent all morning firing caps with his friends, re-enacting storming the beach at Normandy.
  11. A small explosive device used to detonate a larger charge of explosives
    He wired the cap to the bundle of dynamite, then detonated it remotely.
  12. (soccer) An international appearance
    Rio Ferdinand won his 50th cap for England in a game against Sweden.
  13. (cricket) The cap worn by players as protection from the sun; the cap awarded to a player when first selected to play for a side
  14. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a bullet used to shoot someone; generally used in the phrase 'put a cap in (someone's) ass'
    • 2001: Charles Jade, Jade goes to Metreon
      Did he think they were going to put a cap in his ass right in the middle of Metreon?

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Verb

cap transitive

  1. (informal) To convert text to uppercase
  2. To cover or seal with a cap
  3. To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.
  4. To lie over or on top of something
  5. To surpass or outdo
  6. To set an upper limit on something
  7. (cricket) To select a player to play for a specified side
  8. An abbreviation for capture
  9. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To shoot someone
    If he don't get outta my hood, I'm gonna cap his ass.

Catalan

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] caput

Noun

cap m. (plural caps)

Singular
cap m.

Plural
caps m.

  1. head

French

Noun

cap m. (plural caps)

  1. (geography) cape
  2. (archaic) head
  3. (nautical) heading

Indonesian

Noun

cap

  1. seal
  2. stamp

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin caput.

Pronunciation

Noun

cap m. (plural caps)

Singular
cap m.

Plural
caps m.

  1. head

Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] caput

Pronunciation

Noun

cap n. (plural capete)

  1. head

Declension


Slovak

Noun

cap m. (plural capy, genitive capa)declension pattern chlap for singular, dub for plural

  1. a male goat

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