Definition of Capitals

1. Noun. (plural of capital) ¹



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Definition of Capitals

1. capital [n] - See also: capital

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capitals

capitalist realism
capitalistic
capitalistically
capitalists
capitalizable
capitalization
capitalizations
capitalize
capitalized
capitalizer
capitalizers
capitalizes
capitalizing
capitally
capitalness
capitals (current term)
capitan
capitani
capitano
capitanos
capitans
capitate
capitate bone
capitated
capitates
capitatim
capitating
capitation
capitation fee
capitations

Literary usage of Capitals

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1. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1906)
"This is well seen in the capitals of Lincoln choir; and earlier still, ... From an artistic point of view, capitals are valuable in two ways. ..."

2. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"1140) we find capitals sculptured with equal skill. It was only rarely, however, ... 1110 the acanthus leaves of ancient capitals were recarved. ..."

3. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"For purposes of emphasis or display the small capitals have been rated as ... In regular fonts the small capitals are no taller than the round letters of ..."

4. The Institutes of English Grammar: Methodically Arranged, with Forms for by Goold Brown (1857)
"Small letters constitute the body of every work ; and capitals are used for the sake of eminence and distinction. BULES FOB THE USE OF capitals. ..."

5. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam ( Smith, Joseph Shield Nicholson (1895)
"V. OF THE DIFFERENT EMPLOYMENTS OF capitals. THOUGH all capitals are destined for the main. tenance of productive lahour only, yet the quantity of that ..."

6. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"At S. Sophia, it only occurs over some of the subordinate capitals, ... Many Byzantine capitals are free renderings of antique Corinthian ones; ..."

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