a powder, C 9 H 8 Cl 3 NO 2 S, of white to cream color, used as a fungicide on vegetables, fruits, and flowers.
captain. Historical Examples The Electronic Mind Reader John Blaine Blow The Man Down Holman Day The Electronic Mind Reader John Blaine Field and Forest Oliver Optic Sky Island L. Frank Baum Rita Laura E. Richards The Skipper and the Skipped Holman Day Country Neighbors Alice Brown The Return of the Native Thomas Hardy The Red […]
capital letters. (in prescriptions) a capsule. a close-fitting covering for the head, usually of soft supple material and having no visor or brim. a brimless head covering with a visor, as a baseball cap. mobcap. a headdress denoting rank, occupation, religious order, or the like: a nurse’s cap. mortarboard (def 2). Mathematics. the symbol ∩, […]
adjective (prenominal) denoting a scheme which allows companies with high greenhouse gas emissions to buy an emission allowance from companies which have fewer emissions, in a bid to reduce the overall impact to the environment Contemporary Examples Obama’s Climate-Change Hypocrisy Josh Dzieza September 27, 2011 The Lawmaker Betting His Career on Obama Samuel P. Jacobs […]
the red cloak of a bullfighter, used chiefly in attracting the attention of the bull and guiding the course of its attack. Robert (Andrei Friedmann) 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary. Contemporary Examples Libya War Photographers’ Final Hours David A. Graham April 20, 2011 Capa in Color Justin Jones January 30, 2014 Newsweek’s Liohn Roars […]