capful

[kap-fool]
noun, plural capfuls.
the amount that a cap will hold.

Origin:
1710–20; cap1 + -ful


See -ful.
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Example sentences
Mix and use a sanitizer solution of one capful of chlorine bleach per gallon of water for cleaning work area surfaces.
Clean the tree stand to improve the tree's water intake, using one capful of bleach to one cup of water.
At clubs, it often is sold in liquid form from a water or sports drink bottle, by the capful.
Most frequently it is sold asa slightly salty, clear liquid in small bottles where users pay by the capful orby the teaspoon.
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