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  • n. Plural form of capping.


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  • I'm surprised that the remedy known to all beekeepers is not more advocated and used, namely to eat the pollen rich 'cappings' from honey comb.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Wood cappings on all doors are of African Cherry to match the fascia".

    Down Rover!

  • For such a quintessentially English car, I am surprised that the door cappings are of African Cherry.

    Down Rover!

  • Nonetheless, the ceasefire held, at least in terms of stopping bombings and sectarian killings, though punishment beatings and knee-cappings continued.

    Speech to the National Press Club: Northern Ireland

  • In CCD colonies, some pollen was quarantined or entombed behind wax cappings suggesting that the bees were putting this food beyond use.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Three boys, Will, Henry and Jean-Paul, escape the cappings and search for the legendary free people in the White Mountains.

    The Tripods by John Christopher

  • This year, as the team was swift and well equipped to deal with the problems of the site, no "temporary coverings" or "temporary cappings" were needed.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - On Site Conservation Report 9

  • A peace process and a cease-fire that have no place for the continued targeting of victims, for continued knee-cappings or for veiled threats.

    Vp And Irish Pm Bruton At Presentation Of Shamrocks

  • The singular shapes assumed by the granite cappings of the tors are strongly projected against the red light of the sunset, which gleams between the many openings in the huge piles of rock, making them look like passages into some unknown country beyond them, and suggesting that idea of infinity which is afforded by no other object of sight in equal degree.

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • The great area of the producing districts in comparison with their depth, the uniform association of the ore-bearing zone with the surface regardless of geologic horizon uncovered by erosion, the failure of the ores to extend in quantity under cappings of later formations, and the known efficacy of oxidizing waters in local downward transfers of zinc and lead, seem to suggest concentrating agencies which are clearly related to surface conditions.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology


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