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capital

[kap′itəl]
Etymology: L, caput, head
1 of the highest importance; involving danger to life.
2 of or pertaining to the head of the femur.

capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.

capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.

capital

pertaining to the head.

capital femoral epiphysis
epiphysis of the head of the femur; its detachment represents a specific syndrome in pigs.
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The BAUK, an umbrella organisation of blind groups and Braille producers, said the introduction of capital letters would bring the UK system into line with the US and help users to master word-processing and printing.
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Colonies and trust territories: Areas administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations are shown in italic, small capital letters.
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NOTE TO EDITORS: Please be advised that the correct presentation of the NYCOR name is in all capital letters -- NYCOR, Inc.
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Territories and colonies are shown in italic, small capital letters.
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Have you seen them squinched-together teeny type, all in hardto-read capital letters.