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white·cap

 (wīt′kăp′, hwīt′-)
n.
A wave with a crest of foam.

white′capped′ (-kăpt′) adj.

whitecap

(ˈwaɪtˌkæp)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a wave with a white broken crest
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a member of a vigilante organization that attempts to control a community

white•cap

(ˈʰwaɪtˌkæp, ˈwaɪt-)

n.
a wave with a broken and foaming white crest.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whitecap - a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears whitewhitecap - a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white
moving ridge, wave - one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
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The sea was rough and the whitecaps overturned the boat.
I was beaten and buffeted, smashed under by the great San Pablo whitecaps, and strangled by the hollow tide-rip waves which flung themselves into my eyes, nose, and mouth.
I could see the stiff whitecaps, and the suck and run of the current was plainly visible in the face and trough of each one.
The water was roughish, a cold, clear indigo breaking into whitecaps. Bartley walked for two hours, and then stretched himself in the sun until lunch-time.
The sea had turned a dull leaden grey and grown rougher, and was now tossing foaming whitecaps to the sky.
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