Meaning CAP
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n. slang for maximum, as the most interest that can be charged on...
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A small, electrically activated explosive charge that detonates a larger charge. Caps, also called seismic caps or blasting caps, are used for seismic acquisition with an explosive source to achieve c [..]
Source: glossary.oilfield.slb.com

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Essential to firing a percussion rifle-musket, a cap is a tiny brass shell that holds fulminate of mercury. The cap is placed on the gun so that when a trigger is pulled, the hammer falls on the cap. [..]
Source: civilwar.org

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An upper limit on the interest rate on a floating-rate note (FRN) or an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Also, an OTC derivatives contract consisting of a series of European interest rate call options; used to protect an issuer of floating-rate debt from interest rate increases. Each individual call option within the cap is called a caplet. Opposite [..]
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The upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, and similar components.
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(also called "Lid") A layer of relatively warm air aloft, usually several thousand feet above the ground, which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than the surrounding air, which inhibits their ability to rise further and produce thunderstorms. As such, the cap often pre [..]
Source: w1.weather.gov

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See Common Agricultural Policy.
Source: stats.oecd.org

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(1) A contract on an interest rate whereby at periodic payment dates, the writer of the cap pays the difference between the market interest rate and a specified cap rate if, and only if, this differen [..]
Source: cfainstitute.org

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common term for a dental crown.
Source: webmd.com

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Grape solids like pits, skins, and stems that rise to the top of a tank during fermentation; what gives red wines color, tannins and weight.
Source: winemag.com

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The thick layer of skins, stems and seeds that forms at the surface of fermenting red wine. Cap management, or breaking up the cap to increase contact between the skins and the liquid, is important si [..]
Source: winespectator.com

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An agreement obligating the seller to make payments to the buyer, with each payment based on the amount by which a reference price (or level) or the performance (or value) of one or more underlying [..]
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c. 1400, "to put a cap on," from cap (n.). Meaning "cover as with a cap" is from c. 1600. Figurative sense of "go one better" is from 1580s. Related: Capped; capping.
Source: etymonline.com

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late Old English cæppe "hood, head-covering, cape," from Late Latin cappa "a cape, hooded cloak" (source of Spanish capa, Old North French cape, French chape), possibly a shortene [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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/ˈkæp/ noun plural caps 1 cap /ˈkæp/ noun plural caps Learner's definition of CAP [count] 1  a  : a small, soft hat that often has a hard curved part (called a visor) that extends out o [..]
Source: learnersdictionary.com

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A quantitative limit on the funds or securities transfer activity of a participant in a system. Limits may be set by each individual participant or imposed by the entity managing the system. Limits ca [..]
Source: ecb.europa.eu

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A limit on the increase of an interest rate for an adjustable rate loan.
Source: atlasvanlines.com

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A miner's safety helmet. Also, a highly sensitive, encapsulated explosive that is used to detonate larger but less sensitive explosives.
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See “FemCap."
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Risk management program which, usually in exchange for an up front premium, offers a price ceiling for various size purchases of fuel. Caps are most commonly offered by suppliers who utilize petroleum [..]
Source: opisnet.com

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(Also called lid.) A region of negative buoyancy below an existing level of free convection (LFC) where energy must be supplied to the parcel to maintain its ascent. This tends to inhibit the developm [..]
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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See Common Agricultural Policy
Source: glossary.reuters.com

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A cap is a ceiling, or the highest level to which something can go. For example, an interest rate cap limits the amount by which an interest rate can be increased over a specific period of time. A typical cap on an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) limits interest rate increases to two percentage points annually and six percentage points over the term [..]
Source: finance.yahoo.com

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Brimless head coverings, usually made with a visor
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See Control Account Plan
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Slang for maximum, as the most interest that can be charged on an adjustable rate promissory note.
Source: nolo.com

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a tight-fitting headdress lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains" a top (as for a bottle) restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of p [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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Common Agricultural Policy
Source: www-personal.umich.edu

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upper part of the club grip/shaft.
Source: gamerisms.com

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Associated with Adjustable Rate Mortgages. A limit on how high monthly payments or how much interest rates may change within a certain time period or the life of the mortgage.
Source: golfandhome.co

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The top end of a club grip and shaft.
Source: 100golfschools.com

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Crisis Accommodation Program
Source: health.gov.au

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Conditional Adjustment Payment
Source: health.gov.au

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a small soft hat, usually with a peak
Source: eenglish.in

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CAP: Common Alerting Protocol
Source: atis.org

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see common agricultural policy.
Source: itseducation.asia

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civil action program. U.S. military personnel working with Vietnamese civilians.
Source: www2.iath.virginia.edu

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the highest lvl a player, character, their gear level, or ability level can reach
Source: forums.galaxy-of-heroes.starwars.ea.com

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Combined Action Platoon (sometimes Combined Action Program). The basic tactical unit of the Combined Action Force, consisting of one squad of Marines (12-14 men) and two or three squads of PFs or RFs.
Source: capmarine.com

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Combat Air Patrol
Source: historyofwar.org

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Adjustable Rate Mortgages have fluctuating interest rates, but those fluctuations are usually limited to a certain amount. Those limitations may apply to how much the loan may adjust over a six month [..]
Source: realestateabc.com

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XML Acronyms Dictionary Common Alerting ProtocolCAP is an open, non-proprietary standard data interchange format that can be used to collect all types of hazard warnings and reports locally, regionally and nationally, for input into a wide range of information-management and warning dissemination systems. The specification has been under developmen [..]
Source: comptechdoc.org

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 a head-covering; give up for lost; top, chief.
Source: shakespeare-online.com

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A rubber contraceptive in the shape of a small dish that sits at the neck of the womb to block sperm from reaching a girl's eggs.
Source: gettingiton.org.uk

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Definitions (2) 1. The highest interest rate that can be paid on a floating-rate bond, or the highest rate that an adjustable rate mortgage can rise to in a specified period of time.
Source: investorwords.com

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All eukaryotes have at the 5' end of their messages a structure called a "cap", consisting of a 7-methylguanosine in 5'-5' triphosphate linkage with the first nucleoti [..]
Source: free.premierbiosoft.com

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The total incentive opportunity a sales representative can earn in a given period. Sometimes a cap is referred to as the maximum, the lid, or the ceiling.
Source: erieri.com

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1. An obsolete term referring to a primer.2. Percussion Muzzle Loading: See Cap, Percussion.
Source: saami.org

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See Competitive Access Provider
Source: www22.verizon.com

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For a woman to dream of seeing a cap, she will be invited to take part in some festivity. For a girl to dream that she sees her sweetheart with a cap on, denotes that she will be bashful and shy in his presence. To see a prisoner's cap, denotes that your courage is failing you in time of danger. To see a miner's cap, you will inherit a su [..]
Source: dreams-dictionary.org

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a limit, such as one placed on an adjustable rate mortgage, on how much a monthly payment or interest rate can increase or decrease, either at each adjustment period or during the life of the ...
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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To put in the last raise permitted on a betting round. This is typically the third or fourth raise. Dealers in California are fond of saying "Capitola" or "Cappuccino."
Source: conjelco.com

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Controlled atmosphere packaging.
Source: theodora.com

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Upper case.
Source: journalism.co.uk

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Caps are masonry units laid on top of a finished wall, column, door, or molding.
Source: selectstone.com

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Short for capital letter. Also known as upper case.
Source: thenewsmanual.net

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A circular piece of wrapper
Source: victoryseeds.com

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All eukaryotes have at the 5' end of their messages a structure called a "cap", consisting of a 7-methylguanosine in 5'-5' triphosphate linkage with the first nucleotide of the mRNA. It is added post-transcriptionally, and is not encoded in the DNA.
Source: seqcore.brcf.med.umich.edu

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The catabolite gene activator protein, sometimes incorrectly referred to as the CRP protein. The latter term, in small letters (crp), should be used to refer to the gene but not to the protein.
Source: xray.bmc.uu.se

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(French : protéine CAP) The CAP is a positive regulatory protein, activated by cyclic AMP needed for RNA polymerase to initiate transcription of certain operons of E. coli. The CAP protein can bind a [..]
Source: atlasgeneticsoncology.org

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A supply contract between a buyer and a seller, whereby the buyer is assured that he will not have to pay more than a given maximum price. This type of contract is analogous to a call option.
Source: cmegroup.com

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The top interest rate that can be paid on a floating-rate security.
Source: investinginbonds.com

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Same as Float-down
Source: mtgprofessor.com

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Upper case.
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Acronym for: Carrierless amplitude phase
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  A ceiling on an interest or FX rate through a swap, options, or by agreement.
Source: people.hbs.edu

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The limit, expressed as a percentage, on the amount of an increase charged by a lender under the terms of an adjustable rate mortgage. Caps protect the borrower from large, unexpected interest rate in [..]
Source: richdad.com

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The maximum amount that the interest rate or payment may increase for an adjustable-rate loan, regardless of index changes. An interest rate cap limits the amount the interest rate can change, while a [..]
Source: lonestarlending.com

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Maximum limit applicable with variable rate notes, on the rate of interest payable.
Source: pfhub.com

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A limit in how much an adjustable rate mortgage's monthly payment or interest rate can increase. A cap is meant to protect the borrower from large increases and may be a payment cap, an interest cap, a life-of-loan cap or an annual cap.
Source: santacruzhomefinance.com

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Mandated restraint as an upper limit on emissions.
Source: climatehotmap.org

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At times a cap is applied to a warrant at the time of issue which caps the upside potential of that warrant. This is usually fixed by the issuer and details are provided in the disclosure document.
Source: linkmarketservices.co.nz

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Consumer safeguard for adjustable-rate mortgages that limit the amount monthly payments can increase. An interest rate cap limits the amount the interest can change, while a payment cap limits the inc [..]
Source: garykershner.com

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At times a cap is applied to a warrant at the time of issue which caps the upside potential of that warrant.  This is usually fixed by the issuer and details are provided in the disclosure document.
Source: linkmarketservices.com.au

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In case of fluctuating interest rates in Adjustable Rate Mortgages, the borrower can exercise a pricing option at the time of application to cap a declining market rate. He is assured that the rates a [..]
Source: mortgageloan.com

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CAP (The Committees of Advertising Practice) write and maintain the UK Advertising Codes, which are administered by the Advertising Standards Authority. They also offer the industry authoritative advi [..]
Source: iabuk.net

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CAT (Community Action Team) A CAT is a group of people who work together to raise awareness of Internet safety. The goal of a CAT is to help extend awareness throughout schools and communities, and to [..]
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Contractual agreement where for the payment of a premium a buyer acquires a guaranteed interest rate ceiling for an agreed period. If the market interest rate rises above this ceiling at the individual times when the rate of interest for the next interest period is determined, the cap seller must compensate the amount of the difference.
Source: ir.airberlin.com

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Stands for Common Agricultural Policy. 
Source: homeimprovementloanpros.com

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A contract on a short-term interest rate under which the writer of the cap pays the cap buyer the increased borrowing cost for any interest period (occurring prior to cap expiration) in which the shor [..]
Source: pages.stern.nyu.edu

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(n) a tight-fitting headdress(n) a top (as for a bottle)(n) a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosiv [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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See Common Agricultural Policy.
Source: en.euabc.com

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Capacity
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Common Agricultural Policy, Country Action Plan
Source: tradeport.org

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The upper member of a column, pilaster, door cornice, molding, or fireplace.
Source: homebuildingmanual.com

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Black cap. (See page 140, BLACK CAP.)
Source: bartleby.com

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I cap to that, i.e. assent to it. The allusion is to a custom observed in France amongst the judges in deliberation. Those who assent to the opinion stated by any of the bench signify it by lifting th [..]
Source: bartleby.com

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A limit on how much the interest rate can change in an adjustable-rate mortgage.
Source: oceanshoreswindermere.com

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A piece of wood fixed to the head of the mast, through which the next mast goes. Capstan
Source: woronorafire.org.au

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A program for students are eligible for UC freshman status but not admitted as freshmen. Allows the opportunity for lower-division study at a community college with a guarantee of admission to certain [..]
Source: smc.edu

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A cap is the maximum number of students that may register for a specific class.
Source: alamo.edu

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  A piece of trim, usually wood, used to cover and often decorate a portion of the boat, i.e., caprail.
Source: sailinglinks.com

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1. Carrierless Amplitude and Phase Modulation. AT&T's
Source: computeruser.com

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Associated with Adjustable Rate Mortgages. A limit on how high monthly payments or how much interest rates may change within a certain time period or the life of the mortgage.
Source: nauticalwavesrealty.com

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A cap is a barrier contraceptive which resembles a diaphragm. It is designed to fit tightly over the cervix.
Source: myvmc.com

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Coastal Action Plan
Source: swclimatechange.com.au

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Climate Action Plan
Source: cleanpowerexchange.org

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(Competitive Access Provider Capacity) The highest possible reliable transmission speed that can be carried on a channel, circuit or piece of equipment.
Source: centurylink.com

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A simplified alternative to CAC, which is Customer Administration Center. These are AT&T terms.
Source: e-ratecentral.com

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 A porcelain or gold cover for a decayed, damaged, brittle, or discolored tooth. (Also known as a crown.)
Source: securitylife.com

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Corrective Action Program
Source: ncrhomelandsecurity.org

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The removable cover to a lock mechanism.
Source: locksmiths.co.uk

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This refers to the lid used on metal can crystal units (at left, the cap is part of a disc-shaped metal package). In cylinder crystal oscillators, the cap is called the case.
Source: www5.epsondevice.com

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Course Advisory Panel.
Source: deta.qld.gov.au

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Civil Air Patrol
Source: afrotc.com

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The maximum interest rate that can be paid on a floating-rate security.
Source: sifma.org

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Darkly shaded color pattern on the skull of some breeds.
Source: akc.org

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Top of the crown.
Source: sialis.org

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Limits the amount the interest rate on an adjustable rate loan may change per year and/or the life of the loan to protect the consumer.
Source: philly.com

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Limits the amount the monthly payments on an adjustable rate loan may change to protect the consumer.
Source: philly.com

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A check that prevents you from going over your limit on calls, texts or data.
Source: moneysmart.gov.au

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Top of the crown.
Source: pursuetheoutdoors.com

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A layer, such as clay or a synthetic material, used to prevent rainwater from penetrating the soil and spreading contamination.
Source: dtsc.ca.gov

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A fairly impermeable seal, usually composed of clay-type soil or a combination of clay soil and synthetic liner, which is placed over a landfill during closure. The cap serves to minimize leachate vol [..]
Source: environmentallawyers.com

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A layer of clay, or other impermeable material installed over the top of a closed landfill to prevent entry of rainwater and minimize leachate.
Source: infohouse.p2ric.org

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A layer of clay, or other impermeable material installed over the top of a closed landfill to prevent entry of rainwater and minimize leachate.
Source: ehso.com

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Corrective Action Plan. Cost Allocation Procedure. Criteria Air Pollutant
Source: infohouse.p2ric.org

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A layer of clay, or other impermeable material, installed over the top of a closed landfill to prevent entry of rainwater and minimize leachate.
Source: legacy.azdeq.gov

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An overall limit. In climate change policy, a cap is a legal limit placed on the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that may be emitted. Caps are typically established on an industry-wide basis. The total amount of emissions allowed under a cap are then divided into allowances (or permits), with each allowance being equal to one tonne of CO2e. Each [..]
Source: ecoissues.ca

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Criminal Alien Program
Source: imwong.com

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A cone-shaped structure in Plants made up of a mass of meristematic Cells that covers and protects the tip of a growing root. It is the putative site of Gravity Sensing in Plant Roots.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Combat Air Patrol. Usually defensive in nature.
Source: readyayeready.com

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The wooden block at the top of a mast through which the mast is drawn when being stepped or lowered, often elm was used.
Source: ageofsail.net

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A piece of trim, usually wood, used to cover and often decorate a portion of the boat, i.e., caprail.
Source: caribbean-pirates.com

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short for firing capsule.
Source: lifejackets.co.uk

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Combat Air Patrol. Usually defensive in nature. There are several types -- TARCAP (TARget CAP), BARCAP (BARrier CAP), RESCAP (REScue CAP, i.e. for SAR operations).
Source: combat.ws

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A piece of trim, usually wood, used to cover and often decorate a portion of the boat, i.e., caprail.
Source: marinewaypoints.com

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Condition Assessment Program
Source: site.rightship.com

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Capacity
Source: bahri.sa

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The Condition Assessment Program of ABS Consulting, a subsidiary of the American Bureau of Shipping, which evaluates a vessel’s operation, machinery, maintenance and structure using the ABS Safe Hull Criteria. A CAP 1 rating indicates that a vessel meets the standards of a newly built vessel. 
Source: osg.com

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a Piece of Elm put upon the Head of a Mast, to receive the Topmast, &c.
Source: bruzelius.info

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Darkly shaded color pattern on the skull of some breeds.
Source: cats-and-dogs-on-the-web.com

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Cabin Attendant Panel
Source: abbreviations.com

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When the alcohol content reaches 8 or 9%, the liquid component is more accurately referred to as wine. Mutage:
Source: winemaking.jackkeller.net

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The top "umbrella-like" part of a fungus; espcially a mushroom. Underneath the cap, most mushrooms have gills which release spores.
Source: www2.fcps.edu

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A tooth-shaped crown cemented into place over a tooth, completely encasing the visible portion of the tooth. Caps improve the shape, size, strength and appearance of a tooth.
Source: colgate.com

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The total amount of nutrients or sediments allowed to be discharged into a given water body. The cap is the baseline minus the pollutant load that needs to be reduced to meet a water quality or restor [..]
Source: chesapeakebay.net

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Name for the material that forms at the top of a fermenting vat made from the seeds, stems and skin.
Source: thewinecellarinsider.com

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A percussion cap; a separate primer; fit over the tip of the nipple of a muzzle-loading percussion-actioned firearm.  Photo
Source: hallowellco.com

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n. slang for maximum, as the most interest that can be charged on an "adjustable rate" promissory note
Source: advocatekhoj.com

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anytime a player plays in a match he/she is technically awarded a cap but the term is mostly used to note the number of official games a player has appeared for his/her national team against another national team. A cap is an honour, there is typically no physical item awarded, although originally there was.
Source: en.espn.co.uk

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An enforceable limit on total emissions for the facilities covered under the cap-and-trade program. The cap is set for each compliance period of the program by the state and emissions are reduced as t [..]
Source: arb.ca.gov

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n. "cape, headland," s.v. cape n.\3 OED. KEY: cap@n
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n 1 cape 1
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Refers to the completion of an objective such as a control point capture or returning the enemy's Intelligence to one's base.
Source: wiki.teamfortress.com

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Combat Air Patrol. Refers to either a specific phase of an air-to-air mission or the geographic location of the fighter's surveillance orbit during an air-to-air mission or to committing against [..]
Source: f-16.net

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Combat Air Patrol. The most common type of CAP is BarCAP (barrier CAP), in which a flight of fighters fly a pattern at an altitude, distance, and direction from the carrier task group that places the [..]
Source: blueridgejournal.com

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Combat Air Patrol
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Combat Air Patrol.
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Combat air patrol, a mission in which a fighter patrols assigned airspace using his radar and/or visual lookout, or other sensors. When Navy carriers operate in the open ocean, fighters were frequently assigned the mission of CAP, even though there was no enemy and no combat. These flights often became simple training flights with the fighter(s) on [..]
Source: topgunbio.com

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Civil Air Patrol, a civilian auxiliary of the United States Airforce.
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Capacitor. This is the energy store for every vessel, which recharges over time. It is depleted by things like warping, and activating most modules. See also Cap Stable, Capacitor Recharge Rate, and Capital. For more details on managing your cap, see Capacitor Management 101.
Source: wiki.eveuniversity.org

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The capture point. Cap or capping typically used as a verb referring to the act of capturing the capture point. It's typically referred to as the Flag when referring to it as a noun.
Source: wiki.wargaming.net

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In Limit poker games, not only is there a limit on the amount of each bet, but there is also a maximum number of bets allowed during each round. The last permitted raise during a given betting round is known as ‘the cap'.
Source: poker.winner.com

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To cap the betting is to make the last permitted raise in a round.
Source: pokersyte.com

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The capture circle located at each base.
Source: forum.worldoftanks.com

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To limit.
Source: startheregoplaces.com

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To put in the last raise permitted on a betting round, typically the third or fourth raise.
Source: cardschat.com

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The fourth and last possible raise in a Limit Hold'em game.
Source: pokerschoolonline.com

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A methylated guanine residue added in reverse polarity (ie 3'pMeG5'ppp5'NpNp3') to the 5' end of eukaryotic mRNA during transcription initiation. The cap binds a cap binding p [..]
Source: groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu

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(also called "Lid") A layer of relatively warm air aloft, usually several thousand feet above the ground, which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than the surrounding air, which inhibits their ability to rise further and produce thunderstorms. As such, the cap often pre [..]
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Capacity, how many people can live inthe room
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A ceiling on the interest rate on a floating-rate note.
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A supply contract between a buyer and seller, whereby the buyer is assured that he or she will not have to pay more than a given maximum price. This type of contract and a call option are analogous.
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A means to limit capital use in assets.
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  See Community Assistance Panel.
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A cap is a provision of an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) that limits how much the interest rate or mortgage payments can increase or decrease.
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Also called a capping inversion. A layer of relatively warm air aloft (usually a few thousand metres above the ground) which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising i [..]
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A layer of relatively warm air aloft (usually several thousand feet above the ground) which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than [..]
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(or Capping Inversion
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An option-like contract for which the buyer pays a fee or premium, to obtain protection against a rise in a particular interest rate above a certain level. For example, an interest rate cap may cover [..]
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A provision on an ARM loan that limits how much the interest rate can increase or decrease. The cap is typically stated as a percentage amount. There are both annual (per change) caps and lifetime caps. Most annual caps are either 1% or 2%. Lifetime caps can be either a percentage change from the original interest rate (such as 6%) or can be a maxi [..]
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  an upper limit for the diversion of water.
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The bubbling mass of skins and pips that floats to the surface during FERMENTATION of red wine. It must be submerged regularly.
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Competitive Access Provider. A CAP is a company that provides fiber optic links to connect urban business customers to IXCs, bypassing the LEC. Once these fiber optic links are in place in major metropolitan areas, CAPs will begin to expand their service offerings.
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The maximum interest rate increase allowable on an adjustable rate mortgage. Does not result in negative amortization. See Negative amortization.
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The maximum payment amount increase allowable on an adjustable rate mortgage. May result in negative amortization. See Negative amortization.
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Limits how much the interest rate or the monthly payment can increase, either at each adjustment or during the life of the mortgage. Payment caps don't limit the amount of interest the lender [..]
Source: plainscommercemortgage.com

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A layer of relatively warm air aloft (usually several thousand feet above the ground) which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than [..]
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Limits how much the interest rate or the monthly payment can increase, either at each adjustment or during the life of the mortgage. Payment caps don't limit the amount of interest the lender is earning and may cause negative amortization.
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Composed of a layer of warmer, dryer air, aloft (usually several thousand feet above the ground), which may suppress or delay the development of thunderstorms. As an air parcel rises into this area, i [..]
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Composed of a layer of warmer, dryer air aloft which may suppress or delay the development of thunderstorms. As an air parcel rises, it becomes cooler relative to the ambient, or surrounding, air in t [..]
Source: communityweather.org.nz

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Composed of a layer of warmer
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A layer of relatively warm air aloft, usually several thousand feet above the ground, which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than [..]
Source: weatherdudes.com

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(Also called lid.) A region of negative buoyancy below an existing level of free convection (LFC) where energy must be supplied to the parcel to maintain its ascent. This tends to inhibit the developm [..]
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Composed of a layer of warmer, dryer air aloft which may suppress or delay the development of thunderstorms. As an air parcel rises, it becomes cooler relative to the ambient, or surrounding, air in the cap and therefore, less buoyant and unable to rise further. Also referred to as a lid.
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An explosive device fitted over the nipple of a percussion Black Powder gun in order to initiate ignition of the main charge and fire the bullet.
Source: marplerifleandpistolclub.org.uk

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A layer (or layers) of material, such as clay or a synthetic material, used to prevent precipitation from penetrating and spreading contaminated materials. The surface of the cap generally is mounded [..]
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A layer, such as clay or a synthetic material, used to prevent rainwater from penetrating the soil and spreading contamination.
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(European Union) Common Agricultural Policy. (USA) Civil Air Patrol Colleague Assistance Program combat air patrol Change Acceleration Process Colors and Placements catabolite activator [..]
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A provision of an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) that limits how much the interest rate or loan payments may increase or decrease. In upward rate markets, it protects the borrower from large increases [..]
Source: txlandgroup.com

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An upper limit on the interest rate on a floating-rate note (FRN) or an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). Also, an OTC derivatives contract consisting of a series of European interest rate call options; [..]
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adj. If something is described as "cap", you can be sure that it's a lie. It is more commonly used in the form "no cap", in which case you can be sure that the person is telling you the truth.

Ex.

Person 1: How do I look? Honestly?
Person 2: You look absolutely fabulous, no cap!
Pauly - 8 April 2019


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