small capital


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small capital

n. Abbr. sc
A letter having the form of a capital letter but smaller; for example: small capitals.
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small capital

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
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small′ cap′ital


n.
a capital letter of a particular font, having the height of a lowercase x. Also called small′ cap′.
[1760–70]
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Noun1.small capital - a character having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as lower-case letterssmall capital - 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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Not confining himself to theory, or permitting his faculties to rust, even at that early age, in mere abstract speculations, this promising lad commenced usurer on a limited scale at school; putting out at good interest a small capital of slate-pencil and marbles, and gradually extending his operations until they aspired to the copper coinage of this realm, in which he speculated to considerable advantage.
She had started her apiary with a small capital, a book of practical hints, and a second-hand queen, principally because she was in need of some occupation that would enable her to live in the country.
Talk to my eldest brother, who gets the money and the title." Starting in life with these sensible views, and with a small capital of five thousand pounds, Hardyman took his own place in the sphere that was fitted for him.
As she never failed to keep her self-denial full in Mrs Varden's view, it drew forth so many gifts of caps and gowns and other articles of dress, that upon the whole the red-brick house was perhaps the best investment for her small capital she could possibly have hit upon; returning her interest, at the rate of seven or eight per cent in money, and fifty at least in personal repute and credit.
'I said to that boiling-over old Christian,' Mr Pancks pursued, appearing greatly to relish this descriptive epithet, 'that I had got a little project on hand; a hopeful one; I told him a hopeful one; which wanted a certain small capital. I proposed to him to lend me the money on my note.
Now, it was not really difficult, by an inspection of the groove between your left forefinger and thumb, to feel sure that you did NOT propose to invest your small capital in the gold fields."
Even a lazy man, who does nothing but make debts, has time to marry a widow who pays them; a priest finds time to become a bishop "in partibus." A sober, intelligent young fellow, who begins with a small capital as a money-changer, soon buys a share in a broker's business; and, to go even lower, a petty clerk becomes a notary, a rag-picker lays by two or three thousand francs a year, and the poorest workmen often become manufacturers; whereas, in the rotatory movement of this present civilization, which mistakes perpetual division and redivision for progress, an unhappy civil service clerk, like Chazelle for instance, is forced to dine for twenty-two sous a meal, struggles with his tailor and bootmaker, gets into debt, and is an absolute nothing; worse than that, he becomes an idiot!
"The Baltic Innovation Fund is a prime example of how, by working together, the three Baltic countries are making small capital markets more attractive to investors and providing additional financing opportunities for fast-growing companies," KredEx CEO Lehar Kutt added.
In fact, in the Forex market, traders can use leverage, and you can start trading with small capital. Let's see which is better: Forex or the stock market.
The council has submitted a shortlist of 11 potential projects and the PS2.59m will fund four of these as well as a small capital grant scheme and a project officer position.
Fawad stated that a very small capital of the laundered money has been brought to Pakistan by the Sharif family and the rest is still abroad.
He has been working with the team over the last year and has helped the firm through the business planning stages, and supported it in accessing funding to secure a substantial grant award from Warwickshire County Council's Small Capital Grant (SCG) scheme.