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Meaning of WHITECAP

Pronunciation:  'wIt`kap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
 

WHITECAP is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: white horse
 
 See Also: moving ridge, wave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\White"cap`\, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) The European redstart; -- so called from its white
       forehead.
   (b) The whitethroat; -- so called from its gray head.
   (c) The European tree sparrow.

2. A wave whose crest breaks into white foam, as when the
   wind is freshening.

 

 

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