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{adj: billed} having a beak or bill as specified
"a thick-billed bird"
"a long-billed cap"



{adj: capped} covered as if with a cap or crown especially of a specified kind
"cloud-capped mountains"
"brown-capped mushrooms"
"snow-capped peaks"

{adj: capped} used especially of front teeth having artificial crowns
"capped teeth gave her a beautiful smile"

{adj: clean-cut, trig, trim} neat and smart in appearance
"a clean-cut and well-bred young man"
"the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"
" a trim beard"

{adj: immaculate, speckless, spick-and-span, spic-and-span, spic, spick, spotless} completely neat and clean
"the apartment was immaculate"
"in her immaculate white uniform"
"a spick-and-span kitchen"
"their spic red-visored caps"

{adj: large-capitalization, large-capitalisation, large-cap} of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more

{adj: small-capitalization, small-capitalisation, small-cap} of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of less than one billion dollars

{adj: snow-capped} (of mountains) capped with a covering of snow

{adj: visored} having or provided with a visor or a visor of a particular kind
"their spic, red-visored caps"

{adv: cap-a-pie, from head to toe} at all points from head to foot
"he was armed cap-a-pie"

{n: Albatrellus dispansus} a rare fungus having a large (up to 14 inches wide) yellow fruiting body with multiple individual caps and a broad central stalk and a fragrant odor

{n: Albatrellus ovinus, sheep polypore} a fungus with a whitish often circular cap and a white pore surface and small pores and a white central stalk; found under conifers; edible but not popular

{n: American parasol, Lepiota americana} an agaric with a pallid cap and a stalk that is enlarged near the base

{n: Antarctica, Antarctic continent} an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
"Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"

{n: Armillaria caligata, booted armillaria} fungus with a brown cap and white gills and a membranous ring halfway up the stalk

{n: Armillaria zelleri} a large fungus with viscid cap that dries and turns brown with age; gills are off-white

{n: Balmoral, bluebonnet} a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side

{n: Boletellus russellii} a fungus with a long coarsely shaggy reticulate stalk and a rimose areolate cap surface

{n: Boletus chrysenteron} a fungus convex cap and a dingy yellow under surface and a dry stalk

{n: Boletus edulis} a edible and choice fungus; has a convex cap that is slightly viscid when fresh and moist but soon dries and a thick bulbous tan stalk

{n: Boletus luridus} a poisonous fungus with a dingy yellow cap and orange red undersurface and a cylindrical reticulate stalk

{n: Boletus mirabilis} a fungus that is edible when young and fresh; has a dark brown convex cap with a yellow to greenish under surface and reddish stalk

{n: Boletus pallidus} a fungus that has an off-white cap when it is young but later becomes dingy brown and a stalk of the same color; the under surface of the cap (the tubes) a pale greenish yellow

{n: Boletus pulcherrimus} a beautiful but poisonous bolete; has a brown cap with a scarlet pore surface and a thick reticulate stalk

{n: Boletus pulverulentus} an edible fungus with a broadly convex blackish brown cap and a pore surface that is yellow when young and darkens with age; stalk is thick and enlarges toward the base

{n: Boletus roxanae} a fungus with a rusty red cap and a white pore surface that becomes yellow with age and a pale yellow stalk

{n: Boletus subvelutipes} a fungus with a velvety stalk and usually a dingy brown cap; injured areas turn blue instantly

{n: Boletus variipes} an edible (but not choice) fungus found on soil under hardwoods; has a dry convex cap with whitish under surface and a reticulate stalk

{n: Boletus zelleri} an edible and choice fungus that has a brown cap with greenish yellow under surface and a stalk that become dull red with age

{n: Canada jay, grey jay, gray jay, camp robber, whisker jack, Perisoreus canadensis} a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery

{n: Chlorophyllum molybdites} a poisonous agaric with a fibrillose cap and brown scales on a white ground color; cap can reach a diameter of 30 cm; often forms `fairy rings'

{n: Clitocybe clavipes} an agaric with a flat cap that is greyish or yellowish brown with pallid gills and a stalk that bulges toward the base

{n: Clitocybe dealbata} a small poisonous agaric; has a dry white cap with crowded gills and a short stalk

{n: Clitocybe inornata} a fungus with a cap that is creamy grey when young and turns brown with age and a whitish stalk that stains yellow when handled

{n: Clitocybe irina, Tricholoma irinum, Lepista irina} an edible agaric with large silky white caps and thick stalks

{n: Clitocybe, genus Clitocybe} a genus of agarics with white to pale yellow spore deposits and fleshy stalks centrally attached to the cap and closely attached gills

{n: Coprinus, genus Coprinus} genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae

{n: Cortinarius armillatus} a fungus with large tawny caps and pale cinnamon gills and a red band of veil around the stalk; usually found near birch trees

{n: Cortinarius atkinsonianus} an edible fungus with a slimy viscid cap that is initially yellow but turns olive and then tawny; flesh is lavender

{n: Cortinarius corrugatus} a fungus with a viscid wrinkled tawny cap; the stalk has a basal bulb that diminishes as the stalk elongates; the gills are dark violet at first but soon turn brown

{n: Cortinarius gentilis} a poisonous fungus with a bright yellow brown cap and a long cinnamon colored stalk

{n: Cortinarius mutabilis, purple-staining Cortinarius} a fungus with a reddish purple cap having a smooth slimy surface; close violet gills; all parts stain dark purple when bruised

{n: Cortinarius semisanguineus} a fungus with a dry brown cap and rusty red gills and a yellowish stalk

{n: Cortinarius subfoetidus} a fungus with a sticky lavender cap and stalk that whitish above and covered with a silky lavender sheath

{n: Cortinarius violaceus} a fungus that is violet overall with a squamulose cap

{n: Entoloma aprile} an agaric with a dark brown conical cap; fruits in early spring

{n: Entoloma lividum, Entoloma sinuatum} a deadly poisonous agaric; a large cap that is first white (livid or lead-colored) and then turns yellowish or tan

{n: Fistulinaceae, family Fistulinaceae} a family of fungi closely related to the family Polyporaceae except that the tubes on the undersurface of the cap are separate from each other

{n: Frigid Zone, polar zone, polar region} the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate

{n: Frost's bolete, Boletus frostii} a fungus with a red cap and a red coarsely reticulate stalk

{n: Fuji, Mount Fuji, Fujiyama, Fujinoyama, Fuji-san} an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages

{n: Fuscoboletinus paluster} an edible fungus with a pinkish purple cap and stalk and a pore surface that is yellow with large angular pores that become like gills in maturity

{n: Fuscoboletinus serotinus} an edible fungus with a broadly convex brown cap and a whitish pore surface and stalk

{n: Gastroboletus turbinatus} a fungus with a cap that can vary from red to dark brown; superficially resembles a bolete

{n: Gastrocybe lateritia} a species of Gastrocybe fungus that has a conic cap and a thin stalk; at first the stalk is upright but as it matures the stalk bends over and then downward; the cap then gelatinizes and a slimy mass containing the spores falls to the ground as the stalk collapses

{n: Glengarry} a Scottish cap with straight sides and a crease along the top from front to back; worn by Highlanders as part of military dress

{n: Gymnopilus validipes} a poisonous fungus with a dry cap and a cortina that does not leave much of a ring on the robust stalk

{n: Helvella sulcata} a helvella with an irregularly convoluted cap that is dark brown when young and becomes dull grey with age; the lower surface of the cap is smooth and pale grey; the stalk is thick and deeply fluted

{n: Hygrocybe acutoconica, conic waxycap} a fungus having an acutely conic cap and dry stalks

{n: Hygrophorus borealis} a fungus with a white convex cap and arcuate white gills and a stalk that tapers toward the base

{n: Hygrophorus caeruleus} a fungus with a broadly convex cap that is cream color with a tint of blue over the margin; waxy gills are bluish green to blue-grey; a short stalk tapers abruptly at the base

{n: Hygrophorus inocybiformis} a fungus with a drab squamulose cap and grey-brown squamules over the white background of the stalk and waxy grey-white gills

{n: Hygrophorus kauffmanii} a fungus with a slightly viscid cap; cap and gills are reddish brown and the stalk is grey

{n: Hygrophorus purpurascens} a fungus with a viscid purplish red cap and stalk; found under spruce and other conifers

{n: Hygrophorus russula} an edible fungus with a reddish cap and close pale gills and dry stalk; found under hardwoods

{n: Hygrophorus sordidus} an edible fungus with a large white cap and a dry stalk and white gills

{n: Hygrophorus tennesseensis} a fungus having a brownish sticky cap with a white margin and white gills and an odor of raw potatoes

{n: Hygrophorus turundus} a small fungus with orange cap and yellow gills found in sphagnum bogs

{n: Leccinum fibrillosum} an edible fungus with a dark reddish brown cap and a wide light tan stalk that expands toward the base

{n: Lepiota clypeolaria} an agaric with a ragged stalk and a soft floccose cap

{n: Lepiota rhacodes} an agaric with a large cap with brown scales and a thick stalk

{n: Lepiota rubrotincta} an agaric with a relatively small pink to red cap and white gills and stalk

{n: Lepiotaceae, family Lepiotaceae} a family of fungi having free gills and a cap that is cleanly separable from the stalk

{n: Macowanites americanus} a small fungus with a fragile cap that cracks to expose the white context and a white stalk that is practically enclosed by the cap

{n: Neohygrophorus angelesianus} a fungus with a small brown convex cap with a depressed disc; waxy wine-colored gills and a brown stalk; fruits in or near melting snow banks in the western mountains of North America

{n: Neolentinus ponderosus} a gilled polypore with a large cap (up to 15 inches in diameter) and a broad stalk; edible when young and tender

{n: Nigroporus vinosus} a woody pore fungus with a dark brown to red brown cap and spore surface and small pores

{n: Oligoporus leucospongia} a pore fungus with a whitish cottony soft cap found on conifer logs in forests at high elevation in the western United States and adjacent Canada

{n: Omphalotus, genus Omphalotus} a genus of mushrooms with a depressed disc in the cap

{n: Phallus ravenelii} this stinkhorn has a cap with a granulose surface at the apex and smells like decaying flesh

{n: Phallus, genus Phallus} genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem

{n: Pholiota astragalina} a fungus with a smooth orange cap and yellow gills and pale yellow stalk

{n: Pholiota destruens} a large fungus with whitish scales on the cap and remnants of the veil hanging from the cap; the stalk is thick and hard

{n: Pholiota flammans} a fungus with a yellow cap covered with fine scales as is the stalk

{n: Pholiota flavida} a fungus that grows in clusters on the ground; cap is brownish orange with a surface that is smooth and slightly sticky; whitish gills and a cylindrical brown stalk

{n: Pholiota squarrosa, scaly pholiota} a gilled fungus with a cap and stalk that are conspicuously scaly with upright scales; gills develop a greenish tinge with age

{n: Pholiota squarrosa-adiposa} a gilled fungus having yellow slimy caps with conspicuous tawny scales on the caps and stalks

{n: Phylloporus boletinoides} a fungus with a broadly convex brown cap and pores that extend part way down the stalk

{n: Pleurotus, genus Pleurotus} agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan

{n: Pluteus aurantiorugosus} an agaric with a brilliant scarlet cap and a slender stalk

{n: Pluteus magnus, swadust mushroom} an edible agaric found in piles of hardwood sawdust; the caps are black and coarsely wrinkled

{n: Pluteus, genus Pluteus, roof mushroom} a large genus of fungi belonging to the family Pluteaceae; the shape of the cap resembles a roof; often abundant early in the summer

{n: Polyporus squamosus, scaly polypore} a fungus with a lateral stalk (when there is a stalk) and a scaly cap that becomes nearly black in maturity; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere

{n: Polyporus tenuiculus} a fungus with a whitish kidney-shaped cap and elongated pores; causes white rot in dead hardwoods

{n: Rastafari, Rastas} a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s; Rastafarians regard Ras Tafari as divine; males grow hair in long dreadlocks and wear woolen caps; use marijuana and listen to reggae music

{n: Russula, genus Russula} large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva; brittle caps of red or purple or yellow or green or blue; differs from genus Lactarius in lacking milky juice

{n: Seattle} a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

{n: Secotiaceae, family Secotiaceae} a family of fungi that have a stalk and cap and a wrinkled mass of tissue (the gleba) where spores are produced; are often dismissed as misshapen forms of other fungi

{n: Strobilomyces, genus Strobilomyces} fungi similar to Boletus but with a shaggy scaly cap

{n: Stropharia ambigua} a gilled fungus with a long stalk and a yellow slimy cap from which fragments of the broken veil hang; gills are initially white but become dark brown as spores are released

{n: Stropharia hornemannii} a gilled fungus with a large slimy purple or olive cap; gills become purple with age; the stalk is long and richly decorated with pieces of the white sheath that extends up to a ring

{n: Stropharia rugoso-annulata} a large gilled fungus with a broad cap and a long stalk; the cap is dark brown; the white gills turn dark purplish brown with age; edible and choice

{n: Suillus albivelatus} a short squat edible fungus with a reddish brown cap and white stalk; fruits under pines in the spring

{n: Tricholoma pardinum} a poisonous agaric having a pale cap with fine grey fibrils

{n: Tricholoma pessundatum} a mildly poisonous agaric with a viscid reddish brown cap and white gills and stalk

{n: Tricholoma sejunctum} an agaric with a cap that is coated with dark fibrils in the center and has yellowish margins

{n: Tricholoma vaccinum} an agaric with a cap that is densely covered with reddish fibrils and pale gills and stalk

{n: Turk's-cap, Turk's cap-lily, Lilium superbum} lily of the eastern United States with orange to red maroon-spotted flowers

{n: Turk's-cap, martagon, Lilium martagon} lily with small dull purple flowers of northwestern Europe and northwestern Asia

{n: Volvariella bombycina} a mushroom with a dry yellowish to white fibrillose cap

{n: agaric} a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

{n: balaclava, balaclava helmet} a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face

{n: baseball cap, jockey cap, golf cap} a cap with a bill

{n: bathing cap, swimming cap} a tight-fitting cap that keeps hair dry while swimming

{n: beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepatica} a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States

{n: beret} a cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth

{n: biggin} a child's tight-fitting cap; often ties under the chin

{n: bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor} a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
"he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"

{n: biretta, berretta, birretta} a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy

{n: black-capped chickadee, blackcap, Parus atricapillus} chickadee having a dark crown

{n: blasting cap} a small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives

{n: blewits, Clitocybe nuda} edible agaric that is pale lilac when young; has a smooth moist cap

{n: bonnet macaque, bonnet monkey, capped macaque, crown monkey, Macaca radiata} Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair

{n: bottle opener} an opener for removing caps or corks from bottles

{n: bottlecap} a cap that seals a bottle

{n: bottle} a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

{n: bottling plant} a plant where beverages are put into bottles with caps

{n: calpac, calpack, kalpac} a high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus

{n: calyptra} the hood or cap covering the calyx of certain plants: e.g., the California poppy

{n: cap opener} a bottle opener to pry off caps

{n: cap screw} a threaded screw for machine parts; screws into a tapped hole

{n: cap, pileus} a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

{n: capeline bandage} bandage that covers the head or an amputation stump like a cap

{n: capful} the quantity that a cap will hold

{n: capital, chapiter, cap} the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

{n: cap} a tight-fitting headdress

{n: cap} a top (as for a bottle)

{n: cap} something serving as a cover or protection

{n: ceiling, cap} an upper limit on what is allowed
"they established a cap for prices"

{n: cervical cap} a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa

{n: chanterelle, chantarelle, Cantharellus cibarius} widely distributed edible mushroom rich yellow in color with a smooth cap and a pleasant apricot aroma

{n: cloth cap, flat cap} a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak

{n: cockscomb, coxcomb} a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red

{n: coonskin cap, coonskin} a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back

{n: cradle cap} a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants

{n: crownwork, cap} dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a tooth

{n: death cap, death cup, death angel, destroying angel, Amanita phalloides} extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills

{n: detonator, detonating device, cap} a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

{n: distributor cap} the cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs

{n: dog stinkhorn, Mutinus caninus} a stinkhorn having a stalk without a cap; the slimy gleba is simply plastered on its surface near the apex where winged insects can find it

{n: dunce cap, dunce's cap, fool's cap} a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils

{n: earflap, earlap} one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm

{n: ferrule, collet} a metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting

{n: fez, tarboosh} a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown

{n: five-point bishop's cap, Mitella pentandra} small plant with leaves in a basal cluster and tiny greenish flowers in slender racemes; northwestern North America to California and Colorado

{n: fly agaric, Amanita muscaria} poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills

{n: garrison cap, overseas cap} a wedge-shaped wool or cotton cap; worn as part of a uniform

{n: gill, lamella} any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus

{n: hammer, cock} the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

{n: havelock} a cloth covering for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the neck from direct rays of the sun

{n: hen-of-the-woods, hen of the woods, Polyporus frondosus, Grifola frondosa} large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees

{n: horse mushroom, Agaricus arvensis} coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and abroad white cap

{n: hubcap} cap that fits over the hub of a wheel

{n: icecap, ice cap} a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak)

{n: inky cap, inky-cap mushroom, Coprinus atramentarius} having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured

{n: jack-o-lantern fungus, jack-o-lantern, jack-a-lantern, Omphalotus illudens} a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

{n: kalansuwa} a cap that is wrapped around by a turban and worn by Muslim religious elders

{n: kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap} a cap with a flat circular top and a visor

{n: large cap} a corporation with a large capitalization
"he works for a large cap"

{n: lens cap, lens cover} cap used to keep lens free of dust when not in use

{n: liberty cap} close-fitting conical cap worn as a symbol of liberty during the French Revolution and in the U.S. before 1800

{n: macaroni} a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
"Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

{n: man-on-a-horse, Tricholoma flavovirens} an edible agaric with yellow gills and a viscid yellow cap that has a brownish center

{n: mercury fulminate, fulminate of mercury, fulminating mercury} a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps

{n: miterwort, mitrewort, bishop's cap} any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter

{n: mobcap} large high frilly cap with a full crown; formerly worn indoors by women

{n: morel} any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap

{n: mortarboard} an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top

{n: mushroom} any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium

{n: nightcap} a cloth cap worn in bed

{n: nipple} a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier

{n: oyster mushroom, oyster fungus, oyster agaric, Pleurotus ostreatus} edible agaric with a soft greyish cap growing in shelving masses on dead wood

{n: partial veil, velum} membrane of the young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth; represented in mature mushroom by an annulus around the stem and sometimes a cortina on the margin of the cap

{n: percussion cap} a detonator that explodes when struck

{n: percussion} the act of exploding a percussion cap

{n: pinner} a woman's cap with two long flaps pinned on

{n: prurigo} chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching

{n: radiator cap} cap on the opening in the top of a radiator through which a coolant liquid can be added

{n: rain stick} a percussion instrument that is made from a dried cactus branch that is hollowed out and filled with small pebbles and capped at both ends; makes the sound of falling rain when tilted; origin was in Chile where tribesmen used it in ceremonies to bring rain

{n: root cap} thimble-shaped mass of cells covering and protecting the growing tip of a root

{n: sailor cap} a cap worn by sailors

{n: scaly lentinus, Lentinus lepideus} a fungus with a scaly cap and white flesh and a ring on the stalk (with scales below the ring); odor reminiscent of licorice

{n: shaggymane, shaggy cap, shaggymane mushroom, Coprinus comatus} common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores

{n: shiitake, shiitake mushroom, Chinese black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, Oriental black mushroom, Lentinus edodes} edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe

{n: shower cap} a tight cap worn to keep hair dry while showering

{n: ski cap, stocking cap, toboggan cap} a close-fitting woolen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel

{n: skullcap} rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head

{n: small capital, small cap} a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letters

{n: small cap} a corporation with a small capitalization
"this annual conference is a showcase for ambitious small caps"

{n: stinkhorn, carrion fungus} any of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales
"the foul smell of the stinkhorn attracts insects that carry the spores away on their feet"

{n: stipe} supporting stalk or stemlike structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap

{n: straw mushroom, Chinese mushroom, Volvariella volvacea} small tropical and subtropical edible mushroom having a white cap and long stem; an expensive delicacy in China and other Asian countries where it is grown commercially

{n: sun pitcher} any of several herbs of Guiana highlands having racemes of nodding white or pink flowers; trap and digest insects in pitcher-shaped leaves with spoon-shaped caps

{n: tam, tam-o'-shanter, tammy} a woolen cap of Scottish origin

{n: telomere} either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome
"telomeres act as caps to keep the sticky ends of chromosomes from randomly clumping together"

{n: thimble} a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container

{n: thinking cap} a state in which one thinks

{n: torpedo} a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface

{n: tundra} a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line

{n: universal veil, velum} membrane initially completely investing the young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth; represented in the mature mushroom by a volva around lower part of stem and scales on upper surface of the cap

{n: watch cap} a knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather

{n: winter mushroom, Flammulina velutipes} an edible agaric that is available in early spring or late fall when few other mushrooms are; has a viscid smooth orange to brown cap and a velvety stalk that turns black in maturity and pallid gills; often occur in clusters

{n: wishing cap} a magical cap that secures whatever one wishes for

{v: cap off} finish or complete, especially with some decisive action
"he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"

{v: cap, crest} lie at the top of
"Snow capped the mountains"

{v: cap} restrict the number or amount of
"We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"

{v: felt} cover with felt
"felt a cap"

{v: screw} tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions
"Screw the bottle cap on"
<-> unscrew

{v: unscrew} loosen by turning
"unscrew the bottle cap"
<-> screw


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