capital for the initial stages of a new business or other enterprise, especially for the initial operating costs.
money used for the establishment of an enterprise
- See double
See two images of one object, either as an illusion or owing to some visual aberration, especially one caused by intoxication. For example, Those twins look so much alike they make me think I’m seeing double, or One more drink and I’ll be seeing double. This idiom was first recorded in 1628.
noun 1. a very young oyster, especially one used in the cultivating and transplanting of an oyster bed. noun 1. a young oyster, esp a cultivated oyster, ready for transplantation
noun 1. a pearl weighing less than ¼ grain. noun 1. a tiny pearl weighing less than a quarter of a grain
noun 1. a seed-bearing plant; spermatophyte. noun 1. any plant that reproduces by means of seeds: a gymnosperm or angiosperm seed plant See seed-bearing plant.