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caoutchouc crude rubber obtained from the milky juice of rubber trees or plants.
cap1 a soft, close-fitting head cover, often with a peak or visor but without a brim. [9 definitions]
cap2 a capital letter. [3 definitions]
cap.2 abbreviation of "capacity."
cap.1 abbreviation of "capital," "capitalize," or "capitalized."
capability the characteristic of being qualified or able; capacity. [3 definitions]
capable having the ability to perform as required; competent. [3 definitions]
capacious able to contain a large amount; roomy.
capacitance in an electrical capacitor, the ratio of charge on either or both of a pair of conductors to their electrical potentials. [2 definitions]
capacitor a device for collecting and storing an electric charge, usu. consisting of two conductors with equal, opposite charges, separated by an insulator; condenser.
capacity the ability to receive, absorb, or contain. [6 definitions]
cap and bells a cap with bells on it, once worn by court jesters; fool's cap.
cap and gown a mortarboard and robe worn at certain academic ceremonies such as graduation.
cap-a-pie from head to foot; completely.
caparison decorative trappings to cover a horse's saddle or harness. [4 definitions]
cape1 a sleeveless, loose-fitting garment that fastens at the neck and hangs loosely from the shoulders.
cape2 a point of land jutting into a large body of water.
Cape buffalo a large, fierce, black buffalo native to southern Africa whose horns form a helmetlike structure.
Cape Cod a peninsula on the southern coast of Massachusetts. [2 definitions]
Cape Horn a cape on an island that belongs to Chile, at the extreme southern end of South America.
Capella a yellow triple star in the constellation Auriga, having a magnitude of 0.1.