|1.||[ noun ] (clothing) a tight-fitting headdress|
|Related terms:||headdress mobcap skullcap bathing_cap beret Balmoral cloth_cap cockscomb coonskin_cap calpac biggin fez baseball_cap garrison_cap Glengarry kepi liberty_cap biretta mortarboard nightcap pinner sailor_cap shower_cap ski_cap balaclava tam kalansuwa watch_cap wishing_cap earflap|
|2.||[ verb ] lie at the top of|
"Snow capped the mountains"
|Related terms:||lie lie crown|
|3.||[ noun ] a top (as for a bottle)|
|Related terms:||top radiator_cap bottlecap|
|4.||[ noun ] (arms) a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive|
|Related terms:||explosive_device blasting_cap percussion_cap explode|
|5.||[ noun ] something serving as a cover or protection|
|Related terms:||protective_covering ferrule lens_cap hubcap thimble distributor_cap|
|6.||[ noun ] (botany) a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom|
|Related terms:||plant_part fungus|
|7.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24847|
|8.||[ verb ] restrict the number or amount of|
"We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
|9.||[ noun ] (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a tooth|
|10.||[ noun ] (economics,politics) an upper limit on what is allowed|
: "they established a cap for prices"
|Related terms:||control glass_ceiling|
|11.||[ noun ] (architecture) the upper part of a column that supports the entablature|
|Related terms:||top column|