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Cap vs. Crap

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Capnoun

A close-fitting hat, either brimless or peaked.

‘The children were all wearing caps to protect them from the sun.’;

Crapnoun

(obsolete) The husk of grain; chaff.

Capnoun

A special hat to indicate rank, occupation etc.

Crapnoun

Something of poor quality.

‘The long-running game show went from offering good prizes to crap in no time.’;

Capnoun

An academic mortarboard

Crapnoun

Something that is rubbish; nonsense.

‘The college student boasted of completing a 10,000-word essay on Shakespeare, but the professor judged it as utter crap.’;

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Capnoun

A protective cover or seal

‘He took the cap off the bottle and splashed himself with some cologne.’;

Crapnoun

Faeces or feces.

Capnoun

A crown for covering a tooth

‘He had golden caps on his teeth.’;

Crapnoun

An act of defecation.

‘I have to take a crap.’;

Capnoun

The summit of a mountain etc.

‘There was snow on the cap of the mountain.’;

Crapnoun

Useless object or entity.

‘What is that? It's just a bunch of crap.’;

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Capnoun

An artificial upper limit or ceiling

‘We should put a cap on the salaries, to keep them under control.’;

Crapnoun

A losing throw of 2, 3, or 12 in craps.

Capnoun

The top part of a mushroom

Crapverb

To defecate.

Capnoun

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.’;

Crapverb

To bullshit. Also Australia?

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Capnoun

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.’;

Crapadjective

Of poor quality.

‘I drove an old crap car for ten years before buying a new one.’;

Capnoun

(slang) A bullet used to shoot someone.

Crapinterjection

(slang) Expression of worry, fear, shock, surprise, disgust, annoyance or dismay.

‘Oh crap! The other driver's going to hit my car!’; ‘Crap! I lost the game.’; ‘What the crap?!’; ‘Aw, crap, I have to start over again from the beginning of the level.’;

Capnoun

(soccer) An international appearance

‘Rio Ferdinand won his 50th cap for England in a game against Sweden.’;

Crapnoun

In the game of craps, a first throw of the dice in which the total is two, three, or twelve, in which case the caster loses. Also called craps.

Capnoun

(obsolete) The top, or uppermost part; the chief.

Crapnoun

same as excrement and feces.

Capnoun

(obsolete) A respectful uncovering of the head.

Crapnoun

nonsense; balderdash; bullshit; - also used as an expletive.

Capnoun

(zoology) The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.

Crapverb

to defecate. Same as take a crap.

Capnoun

(architecture) The uppermost of any assemblage of parts.

‘the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping, cornice, lintel, or plate’;

Crapnoun

obscene terms for feces

Capnoun

Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.

Crapnoun

obscene words for unacceptable behavior;

‘I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk’; ‘what he said was mostly bull’;

Capnoun

(nautical) 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.

Crapverb

have a bowel movement;

‘The dog had made in the flower beds’;

Capnoun

(geometry) A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.

Crapnoun

something of extremely poor quality.

Capnoun

A large size of writing paper.

‘flat cap; foolscap; legal cap’;

Crapnoun

nonsense.

Capnoun

(finance) Capitalization.

Crapnoun

unwanted articles; rubbish.

Capnoun

(informal) An uppercase letter.

Crapnoun

excrement.

Capnoun

(electronics) capacitor

‘Parasitic caps.’;

Crapnoun

an act of defecation.

Capnoun

(colloquial) A recording or screenshot.

‘Anyone have a cap of the games last night?’;

Crapnoun

a losing throw of 2, 3, or 12 in craps.

Capverb

(transitive) To cover or seal with a cap

Crapverb

defecate.

Capverb

(transitive) To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.

Crapverb

talk at length in a foolish or boring way.

Capverb

(transitive) To lie over or on top of something

Crapverb

make a losing throw at craps

‘he put all his chips on the table and rolled the dice—sooner or later he had to crap out’;

Capverb

(transitive) To surpass or outdo

Crapverb

give up an activity because of fear or fatigue

‘when entrepreneurs get to $1 billion they crap out and turn their companies over to others’;

Capverb

(transitive) To set an upper limit on something

‘cap wages.’;

Crapverb

fail in an attempt

‘the Rams almost crapped out late in the game’;

Capverb

(transitive) To make something even more wonderful at the end.

‘That really capped my day.’;

Crapverb

(of a machine) break down

‘his teleprompter crapped out’;

Capverb

To select a player to play for a specified side

Crapadjective

extremely poor in quality.

Capverb

To shoot (someone) with a firearm.

‘If he don't get outta my hood, I'm gonna cap his ass.’;

Capverb

to select to play for the national team.

‘Peter Shilton is the most capped English footballer.’;

Capverb

To uncover the head respectfully.

Capverb

To deprive of a cap.

Capverb

To convert text to uppercase.

Capverb

(transitive) To take a screenshot or to record a copy of a video.

Capnoun

A covering for the head

Capnoun

The top, or uppermost part; the chief.

‘Thou art the cap of all the fools alive.’;

Capnoun

A respectful uncovering of the head.

‘He that will give a cap and make a leg in thanks.’;

Capnoun

The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.

Capnoun

Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use

Capnoun

A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.

Capverb

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 proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.

‘The bones next the joint are capped with a smooth cartilaginous substance.’;

Capverb

To deprive of cap.

Capverb

To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.

Capverb

To salute by removing the cap.

‘Tom . . . capped the proctor with the profoundest of bows.’;

Capverb

To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.

‘Now I have him under girdle I'll cap verses with him to the end of the chapter.’;

Capverb

To uncover the head respectfully.

Capnoun

a tight-fitting headdress

Capnoun

a top (as for a bottle)

Capnoun

a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

Capnoun

something serving as a cover or protection

Capnoun

a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

Capnoun

an upper limit on what is allowed;

‘they established a cap for prices’;

Capnoun

dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a tooth

Capnoun

the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

Capverb

lie at the top of;

‘Snow capped the mountains’;

Capverb

restrict the number or amount of;

‘We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club’;

Capnoun

a kind of soft, flat hat without a brim and typically with a peak

‘a man wearing a raincoat and a flat cap’; ‘her cap of dark hair’;

Capnoun

a kind of soft, close-fitting head covering worn for a particular purpose

‘a bathing cap’; ‘a shower cap’;

Capnoun

a cap awarded as a sign of membership of a particular sports team, especially a national team

‘he has won three caps for Scotland’;

Capnoun

a player to whom a cap is awarded

‘a former naval officer and rugby cap’;

Capnoun

an academic mortar board

‘school-leavers in cap and gown’;

Capnoun

the top of a bird's head when distinctively coloured.

Capnoun

a protective lid or cover for an object such as a bottle, the point of a pen, or a camera lens

‘a glass bottle with a screw cap’; ‘a lens cap from a camera’;

Capnoun

an artificial protective covering for a tooth.

Capnoun

an upper limit imposed on spending or borrowing

‘he raised the cap on local authority spending’;

Capnoun

a contraceptive diaphragm.

Capnoun

the broad upper part of the fruiting body of most mushrooms and toadstools, at the top of a stem and bearing gills or pores.

Capnoun

short for percussion cap

Capnoun

short for capitalization

‘small-cap stocks’; ‘mid-cap companies’;

Capverb

put a lid or cover on

‘he capped his pen’;

Capverb

form a covering layer or topmost part of

‘snow-capped mountains’;

Capverb

put an artificial protective covering on (a tooth)

‘his smile revealed perfectly capped teeth’;

Capverb

provide a fitting climax or conclusion to

‘he capped a memorable season by becoming champion of champions’;

Capverb

follow or reply to (a story, remark, or joke) by producing a better one

‘he prayed no wit would cap his remark with some repartee’;

Capverb

place a limit or restriction on (prices, expenditure, or borrowing)

‘council budgets will be capped’;

Capverb

be chosen as a member of a particular sports team, especially a national one

‘he was capped ten times by England’;

Capverb

confer a university degree on.

Cap

A cap is a kind of soft and flat headgear, usually with a visor. Caps have crowns that fit very close to the head.

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