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A wave with a crest of foam.
white′capped′ (-kăpt′) adj.
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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
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a wave with a broken and foaming white crest.
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|Noun||1.||whitecap - a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white|
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