cap

  1. a tight-fitting headdress
  2. a top (as for a bottle)
  3. a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to fire an explosive charge
  4. something serving as a cover or protection
  5. a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  6. an upper limit on what is allowed
  7. dental appliance consi......

    CAP

    (= catabolite gene activator protein) Protein from E. coli that regulates the expression of genes for the use of alternative carbon sources if glucose is not available. For example, CAP and the lactose repressor protein act together to enable lactose to be utilized. If glucose is present CAP will not bind to DNA, in the absence of glucose cAMP levels rise, CAP binds cAMP, undergoes a conformational change, and is then capable of binding to DNA and promoting transcription of derepressed genes. ...

    CAP

    Combustible Augmented Plasma
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    Cap

    The upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, and the like.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933

    Cap

    Used to describe the plumage on a hawk's head
    Found on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary

    Cap

    - The upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, or fireplace.
    Found on http://www.homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm

    Cap

    - To limit. Capital - ASSETS intended to further production. The amount invested in a PROPRIETORSHIP, PARTNERSHIP, or CORPORATION by its owners.
    Found on http://www.nysscpa.org/prof_library/guide.htm

    cap

    (from the article `wine`) The cap of skins and pulp floating on top of the juice in red-wine fermentation inhibits flavour and colour extraction, may rise to an undesirably ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/18

    cap

    (kap) a covering. cervical cap a contraceptive device similar to the diaphragm but smaller, consisting of a cup that fits directly over the cervix. cradle cap an oily yellowish crust that sometimes appears on the scalp of an infant, caused by excessive secr...
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    Cap

    (n) Cap is the utmost limit up to which a charge, penalty or claim etc can be made on a particular issue . It is commonly used to represent the limit of interest which can be charged in a flexible rate of interest promissory note
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213

    cap

    [n] - a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom 2. [n] - something serving as a cover or protection 3. [n] - a top (as for a bottle) 4. [n] - a tight-fitting headdress 5. [v] - lie at the top of 6. [v] - restrict the number or amount of
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    Cap

    • (n.) A collar of iron or wood used in joining spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the end of a rope. • (v. t.) To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs. • (n.) The removable cover of a journal box. • (v. t.) To...
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    cap

    <abbreviation> Catabolite (gene) activator protein. ... 1. Any anatomical structure that resembles a cap or cover. ... 2. A protective covering for an incomplete tooth. ... 3. Colloquialism for restoration of the coronal part of a natural tooth by means of an artificial crown. ... 4. The nucleotide structure found at the 5' terminus of many e...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    cap

    noun a tight-fitting headdress
    Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=cap

    CAP

    (Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica) Spanish Teaching Aptitude Certificate
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    cap

    (contraceptive) Another name for a diaphragm contraceptive
    Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0026374.html

    Cap

    [crown] The cap of a crown is the cap which fills the inner space of a modern crown. While ancient crowns contained no cap, from mediaeval times it became traditional to fill the circlet with a cap of velvet or other such cloth, with a base of ermine. While the precise reason for the inclusion of a cap is unknown, two reasons are often give...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap_(crown)

    Cap

    [nickname] Cap is the nickname of the following people: ...
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    CAP

    [protein] Adenylate Cyclase Associated Protein is an actin-binding protein that was originally identified as a binding partner for adenylate cyclase. It binds actin monomers and sequesters them from the polymerization process. The yeast ortholog of CAP is called Srv2. ...
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    Cap

    [sport] In European sport, a cap is a metaphorical term for a player`s appearance in a game at international level. The term dates from the practice in the United Kingdom of awarding a cap (an item of headgear) to every player in an international match of association football. In the early days of football, the concept of each team wearing ...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap_(sport)

    Cap

    Cap (kăp) noun [ Middle English cappe , Anglo-Saxon cæppe , cap, cape, hood, from LL, cappa , capa ; perhaps of Iberian origin, as Isidorus of Seville mentions it first: ' Capa , quia quasi totum capiat hominem; it. capitis ornamentum.' See 3d Cape , and ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/19

    Cap

    Cap intransitive verb To uncover the head respectfully. Shak.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/19

    Cap

    Cap transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Capped ; present participle & verbal noun Capping .] 1. To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the pr...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/19

    Cap

    1. (abbr.) Capacitor. 2. (slang) To capture a factional warfare complex.
    Found on http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Glossary

    CAP

    1. Common Agriculture Policy. The name given to the European Union's agriculture policy. A basic aim of the CAP has been to provide efficient farmers with an income comparable to that of people outside farming, in the service and industrial sectors, while ensuring that consumers receive adequate supplies of food at reasonable prices. The policy is ...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21114
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