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caplet a form of medication that is solid like a tablet and has a coating like a capsule.
capo1 a device that is fastened around the fingerboard of a guitar or similar instrument to uniformly change the key of the strings.
capo2 a leader of an organized crime ring such as the Mafia.
capon a rooster that has been castrated and fattened to improve its palatability.
capote a long cloak, usu. having a hood.
cappuccino espresso coffee mixed with steamed milk and often topped with cinnamon or chocolate and whipped cream.
capriccio a caper or prank. [3 definitions]
capriccioso in a free, lively, whimsical, or capricious manner (used as a musical direction).
caprice a sudden, impulsive change of mind or direction, or an unpredictable action. [3 definitions]
capricious tending to act on impulse; subject to whim or caprice; erratic and unpredictable.
Capricorn see "Capricornus." [3 definitions]
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]