capstone capstone  /ˈkæp ˌstoʊn/


  1. (n) a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
  2. (n) a stone that forms the top of wall or building


  1. Yi played sparingly in the game, but he offered a fitting capstone to the season, stealing an inbounds pass in the final seconds for a breakaway jam.
  2. It's kind of a capstone.
  3. The speech was the public capstone of a weeklong foreign trip that has amounted to an audition on the world stage for Obama.


  1. Capstone project attracts regulator scrutiny

    The massive Capstone student apartment complex is rising in downtown Eugene, and so are associated regulatory and financial pressures on the developers. Contractors working on the project are racing the calendar to have the first apartments in the complex ready for nearly 400 students by late September, just three months …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Register-Guard

  2. Capstone Reports Loss

    Shares of Capstone Turbine Corp. fell nearly 10 percent on Friday after the company reported a net loss in its fiscal fourth quarter.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

  3. Capstone Turbine Q4 Loss Narrows

    Capstone Turbine Q4 Loss Narrows
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "Bringing the Olympics to Chicago will be a capstone of the success that we've had over the last couple of decades in transforming Chicago to become not just a great American city but a great world city," Obama said.
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "This decision affirms the validity of the capstone patent in our DPT portfolio and confirms the strength of our patents. The ruling underscores the importance of our strategy to grow the DPT market through licensing and manufacturing and to offer...
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Richard Thompson Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "For Sen. Lautenberg, this bill is the capstone for a career devoted to excessive spending, government bailouts and corporate welfare," Zimmer said. "It makes the 'Bridge to Nowhere' look like a Tinkertoy. New Jerseyans will, as always, pay...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Dick Zimmer Source: Asbury Park Press

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