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 for Cap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regulation \Reg`u*la"tion\ (-l?"sh?n), n.
     1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
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              The temper and regulation of our own minds.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     2. A rule or order prescribed for management or government;
        prescription; a regulating principle; a governing
        direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society
        or a school.
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     Regulation sword, cap, uniform, etc. (Mil.), a sword,
        cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by
        the official regulations.
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     Syn: Law; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See
          Law.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cap \Cap\ (k[a^]p), n. [OE. cappe, AS. c[ae]ppe, cap, cape,
     hood, fr. LL, cappa, capa; perhaps of Iberian origin, as
     Isidorus of Seville mentions it first: "Capa, quia quasi
     totum capiat hominem; it. capitis ornamentum." See 3d Cape,
     and cf. 1st Cope.]
     1. A covering for the head; esp.
        (a) One usually with a visor but without a brim, for men
            and boys;
        (b) One of lace, muslin, etc., for women, or infants;
        (c) One used as the mark or ensign of some rank, office,
            or dignity, as that of a cardinal.
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     2. The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
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              Thou art the cap of all the fools alive. --Shak.
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     3. A respectful uncovering of the head.
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              He that will give a cap and make a leg in thanks.
                                                    --Fuller.
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     4. (Zool.) The whole top of the head of a bird from the base
        of the bill to the nape of the neck.
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     5. Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use; as:
        (a) (Arch.) The uppermost of any assemblage of parts; as,
            the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping,
            cornice, lintel, or plate.
        (b) Something covering the top or end of a thing for
            protection or ornament.
        (c) (Naut.) A collar of iron or wood used in joining
            spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and
            the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the
            end of a rope.
        (d) A percussion cap. See under Percussion.
        (e) (Mech.) The removable cover of a journal box.
        (f) (Geom.) A portion of a spherical or other convex
            surface.
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     6. A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap;
        legal cap.
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     Cap of a cannon, a piece of lead laid over the vent to keep
        the priming dry; -- now called an apron.
  
     Cap in hand, obsequiously; submissively.
  
     Cap of liberty. See Liberty cap, under Liberty.
  
     Cap of maintenance, a cap of state carried before the kings
        of England at the coronation. It is also carried before
        the mayors of some cities.
  
     Cap money, money collected in a cap for the huntsman at the
        death of the fox.
  
     Cap paper.
        (a) A kind of writing paper including flat cap, foolscap,
            and legal cap.
        (b) A coarse wrapping paper used for making caps to hold
            commodities.
  
     Cap rock (Mining), The layer of rock next overlying ore,
        generally of barren vein material.
  
     Flat cap, cap See Foolscap.
  
     Forage cap, the cloth undress head covering of an officer
        of soldier.
  
     Legal cap, a kind of folio writing paper, made for the use
        of lawyers, in long narrow sheets which have the fold at
        the top or "narrow edge."
  
     To set one's cap, to make a fool of one. (Obs.) --Chaucer.
  
     To set one's cap for, to try to win the favor of a man with
        a view to marriage. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cap \Cap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Capped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Capping.]
     1. To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a
        cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap
        upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
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              The bones next the joint are capped with a smooth
              cartilaginous substance.              --Derham.
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     2. To deprive of cap. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     3. To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or
        consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
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     4. To salute by removing the cap. [Slang. Eng.]
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              Tom . . . capped the proctor with the profoundest of
              bows.                                 --Thackeray.
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     5. To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to;
        as, to cap text; to cap proverbs. --Shak.
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              Now I have him under girdle I'll cap verses with him
              to the end of the chapter.            --Dryden.
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     Note: In capping verses, when one quotes a verse another must
           cap it by quoting one beginning with the last letter of
           the first letter, or with the first letter of the last
           word, or ending with a rhyming word, or by applying any
           other arbitrary rule may be agreed upon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cap \Cap\, v. i.
     To uncover the head respectfully. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cap
      n 1: a tight-fitting headdress
      2: a top (as for a bottle)
      3: a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount
         of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a
         disrupting explosive [syn: detonator, detonating device,
         cap]
      4: something serving as a cover or protection
      5: a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that
         forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
         [syn: cap, pileus]
      6: a protective covering that is part of a plant [syn: hood,
         cap]
      7: 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" [syn:
         ceiling, roof, cap]
      8: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial
         crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist
         will fit me for a crown" [syn: crown, crownwork,
         jacket, jacket crown, cap]
      9: the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
         [syn: capital, chapiter, cap]
      v 1: lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains" [syn: cap,
           crest]
      2: restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number
         of people we can accept into our club"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  301 Moby Thesaurus words for "cap":
     Balmoral, Dutch cap, Panama, Panama hat, Salvation Army bonnet,
     Stetson, acme, apex, apogee, ascender, astrakhan, back,
     balaclava helmet, baseball cap, bastard type, beany, beard,
     bearskin, beaver, befog, belly, beret, best, better, bevel,
     bewilder, black letter, blanket, blasting cap, boater, body,
     bonnet, boot, bowler, bracket capital, brass hat, breech, brow,
     busby, button up, calash, campaign hat, cap, capital, capote,
     capsheaf, caput, carry to completion, case, castor, ceil, chapeau,
     chapeau bras, clean up, climax, cloak, cloche, close out, close up,
     cloud nine, coat, cob, cock-and-pinch, coif, complete, conclude,
     confound, confuse, consummate, cork, cornice, counter, cover,
     coverchief, coxcomb, crest, crown, culmen, culminate, culmination,
     derby, descender, detonating powder, detonator, dome, edge,
     electric detonator, em, en, end, exceed, excel, exploder,
     extreme limit, extremity, face, fantail, fat-faced type, feet, fez,
     finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, font, frock, frost,
     fulminating mercury, fuse, get done, get it over, get through,
     get through with, give in kind, go one better, gown, groove,
     handkerchief, hard hat, hat, head, headcloth, headdress, headgear,
     heading, headpiece, headtire, headwear, heaven, heavens, height,
     helmet, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, homburg, hood,
     ice, improve on, italic, jacket, jockey cap, kaffiyeh, kelly, kepi,
     kerchief, leghorn, letter, lex talionis, lid, ligature, limit,
     logotype, lower case, majuscule, mantle, match, maximum,
     mercury fulminate, meridian, millinery, minuscule, mobcap, mop up,
     mortarboard, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, nick, nightcap,
     no place higher, noon, opera hat, operculum, outshine, outstrip,
     outtop, outweigh, overarch, overbalance, overbear, overcast,
     overcome, overlay, overpass, overseas cap, overspread, overtop,
     pass, peak, peaked cap, percussion cap, perfect, perplex, pi, pica,
     picture hat, pillbox, pinhead, pinnacle, pitch, pith hat,
     pith helmet, plug, point, poke, pole, porkpie, pose, predominate,
     preponderate, prevail, primacord, primer, priming, print, puggree,
     repay in kind, return the compliment, return the like, ridge,
     roman, roof, roof in, round out, rumal, sailor, sans serif,
     scraper, script, seventh heaven, shank, shirt, shoe, shoulder,
     shovel hat, silk hat, skullcap, sky, slouch hat, small cap,
     small capital, snood, sock, sombrero, spire, squib, stamp, stem,
     stocking, stopper, stovepipe, stumble, summit, sun hat, sun helmet,
     sunbonnet, sundown, surmount, surpass, tam, ten-gallon hat,
     terminate, tin hat, tip, tip-top, top, top hat, top off, top out,
     topee, topknot, topper, tower above, tower over, transcend, trilby,
     trump, turban, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase,
     typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, tyrolean hat, upmost,
     upper case, upper extremity, uppermost, utmost, vertex, very top,
     wide-awake, wimple, wind up, wind-cutter, wrap up, yarmulka,
     zenith
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Carrierless Amplitude Phase [modulation] (ADSL, AT&T)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Common Alerting Protocol (XML, OASIS)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Communications-electronics Accommodation Program
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Component Approval Process
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Computer Aided Planning (CIM)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Computer Aided Publishing
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAP
         Consistency, Availability, Partition tolerance
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  CAP
  
     1.  Columbia AppleTalk Package.
  
     2.  Carrierless Amplitude/Phase Modulation.
  
     3.  Competitive Access Provider
  

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