a tight-fitting headdress
a top (as for a bottle)
detonator, detonating device, cap(noun)
a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
something serving as a cover or protection
a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
a protective covering that is part of a plant
crown, lens hood, hoodlum, cowl, toughie, capital, jacket, detonator, hood, cowling, roof, tough, goon, ceiling, chapiter, jacket crown, strong-armer, cap, detonating device, pileus, bonnet, exhaust hood, punk, thug, crownwork
ceiling, roof, cap(noun)
an upper limit on what is allowed
"he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(noun)
(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
"tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
capital, chapiter, cap(verb)
the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
crown, majuscule, jacket, detonator, uppercase, hood, capital, roof, upper-case letter, ceiling, chapiter, capital letter, jacket crown, cap, detonating device, pileus, working capital, crownwork
lie at the top of
"Snow capped the mountains"
restrict the number or amount of
"We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
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