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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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This skill is so rarely practised these days that many people have to use CAPITAL LETTERS because they are well aware that any alternative renders their scrawl indecipherable.
T-shirts with ``NO'' in capital letters might refer to nitrous oxide, a substance that usually is inhaled for a quick high.
Text ECHO in capital letters followed by a space, your message and your name and where you're from and send it to 80125.
The stamp depicts a side view of the X-1 as it hits Mach 1, with the words ``First Supersonic Flight 1947'' in capital letters across the top.
the former USC receiver described his rookie season in passages interspersed with capital letters and bold face and italic sentences, and he called Chrebet the team mascot and suggested he would have a hard time making other teams.
uk, drop a line to Sports Echo Viewpoints, South Wales Echo, Thomson House, Havelock Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR, or text ECHO is capital letters, followed by a space, your message, your name and where you're from and send it to 80125.
To get in touch, text ECHO in capital letters followed by a space, your message, your name and where you're from, and send it to 80125.
Most objected to how their names were printed in the charges, apparently because of the capital letters, leading to strange spelling-bee moments like the one when Dale Jacobi, a former Canadian policeman, insisted that his name should be written ``Capital D, small A, small L, small E, capital J, small A, small C, small O, small B, small I.
Calm down: There is no need to think in capital letters.
The Tall Man designations use capital letters to help distinguish look-alike drug products on computer screens and reports, thus reducing the risk healthcare providers will choose the wrong drug when medication names look or sound similar.
Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) engine, the product can now recognize both typewritten text and handprinted capital letters, figures or symbols, enabling scanned documents that contact manual notes to be promptly recognized.
The shapes of these letterforms, particularly the capital letters, are akin to those of Gill Sans," said Theodora Mantzari of the 2004 Olympic committee.