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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.
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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
References in classic literature ?
I warrant you were frighted, wer'n't you, last night, when it blew but a capful of wind?" "A capful d'you call it?" said I; "'twas a terrible storm." "A storm, you fool you," replies he; "do you call that a storm?
Please send your favourite recipes to EARL GREY LOAF CAKE WITH LEMON THYME INGREDIENTS n Four Earl Grey tea bags n About half a mug of milk n 6oz soft butter and n 6oz sugar n 8oz self-raising flour n 3 eggs n Zest of a lemon n Zest one small orange (or a capful of orange extract) n 3oz icing sugar n Lemony herbs to decorate such as thyme or lemon verbena METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 170C/160 fan/ gas 4.
The nutrients in potting compost are quickly used up, so a liquid feed of perhaps half a capful of a liquid fertiliser (something like 'One') in 10 litres of water every other week, will keep the plants nourished.
18 Use a capful of bleach added to the detergent drawer for a deep clean.
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Once it's fizzed she makes the whole room smell amazing by pouring a capful of her favourite Zoflora and leaves for five minutes.
Pet Dental Water Additive: The Pet Dental Water Additive doesn't just mask cat and dog bad breath but eliminates it at the source with just one capful added to their drinking water.
Rum baba with fruit mousse and spiced pineapple INGREDIENTS RUM BABA: Strong flour 120g Yeast 11g Milk 15g Medium eggs x 3 Currants 60g Butter, softened 60g Sugar 5g A pinch of salt SYRUP: Caster sugar 120g Water 200g Rum 40g Lemon juice 2-3 drops Mint leaves 2-3 sprigs Double cream 200ml Icing sugar 20g Vanilla essence x 1/2 capful SPICED PINEAPPLE: Pineapple 1/4 Red Chilli 1/4 Basil x 2 sprigs White wine 25ml Icing sugar 10g MOUSSE: Fruit puree 175ml Caster sugar 80g Leaf gelatine 6g Double cream 250ml METHOD MOUSSE: Soak gelatine in cold water.
How to keep your bin clean: Use pine disinfectant to spray before pouring a capful of disinfectant into the bottom.
We did the molly and then Sean did some heroin and handed me a capful of it," ( she recalled in the post.