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canvas heavy, strong cloth made of cotton, linen, or hemp. [2 definitions]
canyon a deep valley with steep sides.
cap1 a soft hat with a peak or visor but no brim. [5 definitions]
cap2 a capital letter.
capability the quality of being skilled or able; ability.
capable having the skill or power to do what is needed. [2 definitions]
capacity the amount that can be held in a particular space. [3 definitions]
cape1 a garment without sleeves that hangs loosely over the back and shoulders.
cape2 a point of land that sticks out into a large body of water.
caper1 to leap, hop, or skip about in a playful way; frolic. [3 definitions]
Cape Verde an African country that is made up of a group of Atlantic islands just west of the Senegal coast. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia.
capillary a tiny blood vessel joining the end of an artery to the beginning of a vein.
cap in hand with meekness and respect; in a humble manner.
capital1 the city where the government of a country, state, or province is located. [8 definitions]
capital2 the top part of a column or pillar.
capitalism an economic system in which land, factories, and other resources are owned by individuals instead of the government. In this system, the prices of things we buy are decided by the people who sell them and not by the government.
capitalize to write or print (something) using capital letters or using a capital letter as the first letter.
capitol the building in which the lawmakers of a state meet. [2 definitions]
Capricorn a constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius. Capricorn is also called the Goat. [3 definitions]
capsize to turn over; upset.
capsule a tiny case that holds one dose of medicine. Capsules are made of gelatin and dissolve when swallowed. [2 definitions]