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Definition of "capping" []

  • Present participle of cap. (verb)
  • The act of removing one's hat as a token of respect. (noun)
  • Rock that overlies a mineral deposit (noun)
  • The process of covering a borehole in order to seal an oil well (noun)
  • The selling of a security etc close to an expiry date (noun)

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Use "capping" in a sentence
  • "But DSL capping is just pure greed I will never support this crap, I may just go back to dial-up and say to h3ll with cable and dsl altogether."
  • "Perhaps you should consider that the technical challenges involved in capping a deep-sea oil well are somewhat more daunting than, say, loading up a few dozen helicopters with loads of medical supplies and clean drinking water to airlift them into people stranded by floodwaters."
  • "There is little that the WH could do or should have done in capping the well other than the oversight and, apparently, approval of all efforts on the well."