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n. pl. cap·fuls
The amount that a cap can hold.
a capful of wind
A sudden breeze.


(Units) the amount that a cap can hold


(ˈkæp fʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
the amount that a cap will hold.


 as much as a cap will contain.
Examples: capful of quartz, 1873; of wind, 1719.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capful - the quantity that a cap will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold


[ˈkæpfʊl] N one capful to four litres of waterun tapón por cada cuatro litros de agua


n one capful to one litre of watereine Verschlusskappe auf einen Liter Wasser


[ˈkæpfʊl] n (measure of liquid) 3 capfuls to 4 litres of water3 tappi ogni 4 litri d'acqua
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I warrant you were frighted, wer'n't you, last night, when it blew but a capful of wind?
Using 1 capful of bleach per 1 gallon of water that's warmed to about 110 degrees (substitute liquid dish soap or the recommended dilution of Tek-Trol), immerse each egg for a few seconds, and then air-dry.
Contract are awarded for 1 Revision Cylinder Head and Brushed 1 Head Gasket 1 Band Time 2 Rodos and Seals Front 8 Rooms Engine Oil and Filter 2 Filter Diesel and Air 2 Game Brake Front and Rear 1 Capful for Radiator & 1 Filter Coolant Air Conditioning 1 1 Grease 1 Fanclucn Labor, Toyota Prado Vehicle Plate No.
on INGREDIENTS 125ml pot full-fat plain yogurt (or other flavours - try coconut but use less sugar if sweetened) 1 pot of melted butter, cooled but still liquid 1 pot caster sugar 3 large eggs 1 pot self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 capful Kirsch or similar (optional) juice of 1/2 a lemon 26.
The subjects were instructed to apply one capful (1 ml) of minoxidil 5% topical foam (Delta Darou, Iran) to the scalp and then massage it into the vertex and frontal balding scalp once a day and not wash it for at least 6 hours.
It's a city dweller that hovers in undisturbed crannies and can breed in a mere capful of water.
The cafeteria, for example, is cleaned with a microfiber rag dipped in a bucket of water mixed with a capful of Crossbow.
Soak your wet suit in a bucket of water containing one capful of fabric softener and the smell disappears.
The nutrients in potting compost are quickly used up now so a liquid feed of perhaps half a capful of a liquid fertiliser (something like 'One') every other week, will keep the plants nourished.
She pours a capful into Sarah's child-sized Sprite, buckles her into her car seat, and eases to I-65.
So instead I turn the patient slowly onto his back, grab the full bottle of oral rehydration solution lying by his side, and pour a tiny capful into the man's slightly open mouth.
The breakfast circle shows how a gathering of people can perform mood work in common: the metronomic preparation and consumpt ion of foodstuffs, the crowding around the cabinets, the laughter at the sight of Hanna wielding a mop and a capful of Alleskonner, the fifteen Euros that buys you a half a bottle of woefully overpriced, all-natural household cleaner.