small cap

small-cap

[smawl-kap]
adjective
designating a company, or a mutual fund that invests in companies, with a market capitalization of under $1 billion: considered to have more growth potential and higher investment risk.
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small capital

noun
a capital letter of a particular font, the same height as the x-high letters.
Also called small cap.


Origin:
1760–70

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small capital
 
n
a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter

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