capped capped  /ˈkæpt/


  1. (n) a tight-fitting headdress
  2. (n) a top (as for a bottle)
  3. (n) a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
  4. (n) something serving as a cover or protection
  5. (n) a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  6. (n) a protective covering that is part of a plant
  7. (n) an upper limit on what is allowed
  8. (n) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
  9. (n) the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  10. (v) lie at the top of
  11. (v) restrict the number or amount of
  12. (adj) used especially of front teeth having (artificial) crowns
  13. (adj) covered as if with a cap or crown especially of a specified kind


  1. Veiled girls and skull-capped boys are swarming everywhere.
  2. The extraction technology might also help recover oil that is stuck in muck inside hundreds of capped wells across the country.


  1. First-place Cardinals bash stumbling Mets

    Allen Craig capped a five-run fifth inning with a three-run homer, David Freese extended his hitting streak to 20 games and Michael Wacha earned his first major league victory in the St. Louis Cardinals' 9-2 thrashing of the New York Mets at Citi Field.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Cardinals 9, Mets 2

    NEW YORK -- Allen Craig's three-run homer capped a five-run fifth inning on Tuesday night and Michael Wacha earned his first major league win with six solid innings as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the new-look New York Mets 9-2 in front of 21,581 at Citi Field.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. The Metallic Snow-Capped Mountains of Venus

    Mountains on Venus are capped with snow, just like on Earth. Unlike Earth, Venusian snow is made up of heavy metal-containing minerals. Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Discovery News


  1. "We don't believe BP has a funding issue but given the overwhelmingly hostile nature of the US government the company may decide to suspend payments until the wells are capped and the clean-up sufficiently advanced to convince the US that it can...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Richard Griffith Source: KMPH Fox 26

  2. "Our fire teams have capped the site and will work to determine the damage and the best course of action," the mayor said in a statement.
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Ralph Becker Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Nothing is satisfactory until the well is shut in," Barbour responded. "When the well's capped and then clean up the oil and then BP pay the bills. Until all of that is done, nothing is satisfactory. But as I've said before and I said it to...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Haley Barbour Source: Raw Story

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