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small cap

adj.
1. Of or relating to relatively small companies that have little equity and a small number of shares of common stock outstanding.
2. Of or relating to mutual funds that invest in the stock of such companies.
n.
A small cap company.

[small + cap.]
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Noun1.small cap - a corporation with a small capitalization; "this annual conference is a showcase for ambitious small caps"
corp, corporation - a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
2.small cap - a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letterssmall cap - a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letters
capital letter, majuscule, uppercase, upper-case letter, capital - one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
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