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cap

1. verb, informal To outdo, surpass, or excel beyond. John always tries to cap other people's stories with his various tales of adventure.
2. verb, slang To kill someone, especially with a gun. I heard they capped Larry the Loudmouth after finding out he was an informant.
3. verb, informal To capitalize a letter or word. Make sure you cap the first word of the sentence.
4. noun, informal An uppercase letter. (Usually used plurally.) Please don't write your text messages in caps like that. It makes it seem like you're shouting at me!
5. noun, slang A bullet. That no-good lying piece of dog meat. I'm gonna bust a cap in his ass! They said they would put a cap in my head if I even thought about going to the cops.
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cap

1. n. a capsule of a drug. Do you want it in caps or elixir?
2. tv. to exceed something; to surpass something. I know I can’t cap that. That’s just super!
3. tv. to make a capsule. I must have capped 300 placebos today.
4. tv. to kill someone. The kid capped his friend for dissing him.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"Gilgit-Baltistan Cap Day" as announced by the government there.
He regretted that very little information was available about the history and significance of feather and peacock plume on Gilgit cap. 'In many parts of Gilgit Baltistan a small fresh flower is stuck in front and side of the the cap.
While Manzoor Pashteen (Pakhtun is pronounced as Pashteen in his Mehsud dialect) is said to have got his cap for the first time from a labourer in South Waziristan, those planning to attend the April 8 PTM gathering in Peshawar are asking around where to get the cap from and one activist in Peshawar, a lawyer by profession, has made arrangements to provide it though not free of charge.
Kyle Walker (Tottenham, 15 caps, 0 goals): Will be battling Clyne for a starting spot despite featuring in just one of the qualifiers.
JAMES MILNER (Liverpool, 04/01/86, 59 caps, 1 goal) Can contribute a leadership role even without starting.
While the report contains accurate expert forecasts for the Bottle caps market, historic and current data on manufacturing processes, cost structures, development policies and plans, supply and demand figures, Bottle caps import/export consumption, cost, price, revenue and gross margins are studied in this research.
HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 6ft WEIG WEIGHT: T: 87kg 87kg CAP CAP CAPS: 5 TOMMY SEYMOUR POSITION: POSITION: Wing Wing CLUB: CLUB: Glasgow Warriors Glasgow Warriors HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 6ft WEIG WEIGHT: T: 95kg 95kg CAP CAP CAPS: 13 13 TIM VISSER POSITION: POSITION: Wing Wing CLUB: CLUB: Edinburgh Rugby Edinburgh Rugby HEIG HEIGHT: T: 6ft 4in 6ft 4in WEIG WEIGHT: T: 110kg 110kg CAP CAP CAPS: 15 15
There are a couple of warning signs in the air, signaling that small caps may start to lose some steam before long.
Summary: Despite a 20.1% surge for the small cap segment in the Russell Greater China Index during the third quarter of 2010, the Russell Greater China Large Cap Index (11.5%) has outperformed the Russell Greater China Small Cap Index (9.9%) year-to-date through October 18, 2010.
Sidel launches the range Aidlin Eco, the new generation of Sidel cap feeders which takes aim at energy consumption and is definitively abandoning the use of air, not only for cap propulsion but also for ejection of off-spec caps.
13st 6lbs / 85kgs International record: 42 caps (W 20, L 22; 45 pts - 9T) Jonathan Davies (Scarlets - Cap No 1,066) DoB: 05.04.88.
small caps in its moderate asset allocation portfolio.
Overlaying these metrics against the historical relative performance of small caps and large caps, however, reveals that some of these commonly assumed drivers are nearly irrelevant.
Though some leaders don these caps during interactions with the public in small towns or in the rural hinterlands, most prefer to sport the coloured caps of their political parties.