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Capricornus an autumn zodiacal constellation located between Sagittarius and Aquarius; Goat.
capriole a leap or caper, as in dance. [3 definitions]
capri pants tight-fitting ankle-length trousers worn by women.
cap rock the solid rock layer that is immediately over a deposit of oil, gas, salt, or the like.
capsicum any of numerous pepper plants related to nightshade that bear fleshy green, yellow, or red edible pods in many varieties from mild to hot. [2 definitions]
capsid the outer protein shell of a virus particle that surrounds its nucleic acid.
capsize to overturn or cause to overturn.
capstan a vertical drum or post on a ship, rotated to hoist weights, such as an anchor, by winding in rope or cable. [2 definitions]
capstan bar a pole inserted in and used as a lever to turn a capstan.
capstone the topmost or finishing stone of a structure. [2 definitions]
capsulate enclosed in or formed into a capsule; encapsulated.
capsule a gelatinous case for medicine, or such a case together with its contents, that dissolves when swallowed. [7 definitions]
capsulize to enclose in a capsule. [2 definitions]
Capt. abbreviation of "Captain."
captain a leader. [8 definitions]
caption a heading, title, or legend for printed matter such as a magazine article, newspaper photo, or graph. [4 definitions]
captionless combined form of caption.
captious inclined to petty criticism; faultfinding. [2 definitions]
captivate to charm or fascinate, as by beauty or wit; enthrall.
captivating causing one to be charmed or fascinated, as by beauty or intellectual appeal.
captive one who is confined or subjugated, such as a prisoner. [6 definitions]