Definition - cap

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cap
  1. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
  2. a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
  3. restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
  4. an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
  5. lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"
  6. a protective covering that is part of a plant
  7. a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  8. a tight-fitting headdress
  9. a top (as for a bottle)
  10. something serving as a cover or protection
  11. the upper part of a column that supports the entabla

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