There are 2 main translations of cap in Spanish

: cap1cap2


gorra, n.

Pronunciation /kap//kæp/


  • 1

    • 1.1

      (schoolboy's, jockey's, soldier's) gorra feminine
      (nurse's) cofia feminine
      (judge's) birrete masculine
      (cardinal's) birreta feminine
      (cardinal's) solideo masculine
      baseball/golf cap cachucha feminine Venezuela Colombia Mexico
      • cap and bells gorro de bufón
      • cap and gown toga y birrete
      • if the cap fits wear it el que se pica, ajos come
      • to put one's thinking cap on usar la materia gris
      • to set one's cap at sb poner los ojos en algn
      • Women's bright caps were worn flat on the head and had flaps on either side.
      • I get back to Lancashire quite a bit - my family's still there - and I don't think I've seen anybody in a flat cap up there since about 1975.
      • Opened in November 2001, it's run by two brothers with similar close-cut reddish beards, ethnic clothes and close-fitting caps.
      • He even turns a flat cap and Barbour into something of a fashion statement, the kind of thing that could well catch on in Shoreditch or Manchester.
      • The ‘Venus of Willendorf’, for example, has a mere knob of a head, her face obscured by what has been interpreted as a cap of curls.
      • Protheroe, in padded dressing gown and tasseled cap, laughed and rose to greet his friend.
      • There is a nudist part of the beach at Playa de Inglis and what amused us as we walked along there was to see elderly ladies bathing in the sea in the nude yet still wearing caps or other headgear to protect their coiffures.
      • I hugged both of my parents before securing my black back over my shoulder, pulling my newsboy cap lower over my face and hurrying to my gate.
      • Those early wheelmen didn't have bicycle helmets, but they did wear close-fitting long-visored caps.
      • The main beach, on the other hand, is a huge sweep of golden sand that attract hundreds of day trippers and is patrolled by lifesavers in distinctive red and yellow caps.
      • And if I have to sit wearing a swimming cap covered in electrodes to show willing, OK, so I will.
      • Cover head in plastic cap or plastic wrap and cover with a warm towel.
      • The flat cap was a feature of British life through most of he last century.
      • The clothing line will include running and cycling shorts, shimmels, caps and swimsuits in technical fabrics that breathe and wick away moisture.
      • Each year they moved to the next level getting different colour ribbons and swimming caps.
      • This simple item could be opened and worn on the head, creating a three-dimensional cap out of flat strips alternating with empty spaces.
      • Keep long hair pulled back or placed in a cap for added protection.
      • More Americans were showing up every minute, bearing flags and ball caps and yellow bracelets, ready to howl and shout and taste history.
      • If you can get your hands on a vintage hair dryer - the kind you find in thrift stores that look like a shower cap stuffed into a round suitcase, you won't regret it.
      • Johnny is going to have to do a hell of a lot more than put on a ski cap in order to get you off, you know!
      • The technique was commonly used for different kinds of headgear, such as caps, hoods, bonnets, hairnets and snoods, as well as for stockings, mittens, collars and sashes.
      • Then, in the 1950s, a traveller notices bay cat fur on two ceremonial caps being worn by Dayak tribespeople.
      • Outside the grand clubhouse at the Legends course, at the heart of Château Elan, you almost expect chaps to be wandering around in plus-fours and flat caps.
      • Rochdale bobbies on the beat switched to flat caps four years ago but continued to wear helmets at ceremonies.
      • Virtually all the working men wear flat caps, while the managerial staff wear bowlers.
      • Mr Binns said the style of dress worn by those photographed, particularly the flat caps and bow ties, would be in keeping with the late Victorian era when Whitby was well established as a resort.
      • If you think you can pull off any look, then I suggest you try on this chalk-stripe driving cap.
      • Men often wear a long white robe called a jallabiyah, with either a small cap or a turban as a head covering.
      • In the hallway outside, I was handed a mask and cap.
      • I stood there alone and watched as four men entered dressed in donkey jackets and flat caps.
      • Most men covered their heads with flat wool caps or skullcaps or turbans in a variety of sizes and colours.
      • For the cricket lover, there is no sight to compare with that of two middle-aged men, wearing lab coats and flat caps, coming down the pavilion steps with measured tread.
      • He is the old bloke with the flat cap and the transistor radio, isn't he?
      • They rode sturdy Mongolian ponies, wore distinctive fur caps, and carried sabers, pistols, and rifles.
      • He wore a flat cap, old woolen trousers, and a brown shirt that was several sizes too large for him.
      • So I would sweat like crazy in a yellow rubber swim cap while Lee Ann Billings and Jamie Reader dipped their blonde hair in and out of the cool, chlorine tainted water.
      • Very few of them, no matter how poor, are bareheaded: the men wear flat caps, bowlers, straw boaters, trilbies, toppers, the women shawls or floral hats.
      • Disillusioned dairy farmers in Yorkshire could soon be turning cowboys and switching their flat caps for Stetsons if they take up an offer to relocate to South Dakota.
      • The man was quite tall and he and the woman were both wearing jeans, wellington boots and flat caps.

    • 1.2British Sport

      (player) jugador de la selección masculine
      (player) jugadora de la selección feminine
      he won five caps for Wales integró la selección galesa en cinco ocasiones
      • He won 55 caps and scored 30 goals (a national record he shares with Kenny Dalglish).
      • The current crop is short on caps and confidence, with many areas of weakness for the Irish to exploit.
      • In her career, Atkins won 249 caps for England and represented Great Britain in three Olympic Games, winning a European gold medal and an Olympic bronze at Barcelona.
      • Ben Addison, a Scotland under-21 cap last season, saw his powerful running and good angles earning him three tries.
      • Bobic, who has 19 German caps, has signed a loan deal from Borussia Dortmund until the end of the season with a view to its becoming permanent.
      • Former England coach Hoddle brought Le Tissier into the national side to win his eighth cap at home to Italy for a World Cup qualifier in February 1997 but he has never been picked since.
      • The 6ft 6in lineout specialist, who won two caps in New Zealand last summer, had been under pressure to stay in Scotland.
      • The other Watsonians back to impress was full back Nash, a Scotland under-19 cap last season and a player with impressive speed.
      • He won 76 caps and scored 30 goals, despite the disruption caused to the game by the 2nd world war.
      • Though not possessing as many national caps as their rivals, the Havies boast quite a bit of talent.
      • Ian Botham won 103 Test caps for England, taking 383 wickets and scoring 5,200 runs with an average of 33.54.
      • Given that both these sides carry a full complement of potential Scottish caps this can't have been the most pleasant 90 minutes viewing for Vogts.
      • Head coach Gavin Walsh is a New Zealander who won an A team cap for Ireland, and now works for a stonemason in Glasgow.
      • Baggio completed a full 90 minutes and showed flashes of the ability that won him 60 caps for the Italian national side.
      • Since bursting on to the scene with Ajax, Davids has played in four Champions League finals, winning with the Dutch team in 1995, and has won 73 caps for his country.
      • Easily the most experienced of England's current players, the Yorkshire-born Seaman is 38 years old and was winning his 73rd cap yesterday.
      • The former AC Milan star was a fixture on the Italian national team for nearly a decade, earning 64 caps and appearing in two World Cups.
      • Hughes earned 62 caps for the national team and led Liverpool to a string of honours while at the Anfield club.
      • Dominic Matteo and Neil McCann are also established caps who have been short of chances to impress Vogts.
      • Although his career has been interrupted by various injuries he won five international caps and is an Australian tourist.
      • Both new caps fullback Peter Gibson and lock Paul Barker admitted to being a little nervous before flying out with the team yesterday afternoon.
      • He won his cap for the Portuguese national side at an early age.
      • Of the nine keepers to have had more than 20 national caps, four are known by their surnames and four by their first names.
      • He and his dad Terry will be paired up as change bowlers, with the attack expected to be opened by two new caps, Paul Hart of Spring View and Steve Holt of Clifton.
      • A former Leeds Met student, Mr McGeechan won 32 caps for Scotland before coaching the national team and the British Lions.
      • There is plenty of experience, too - most of the team have over 50 caps.
      • It gives them a motivation to become a national cap and an international Test cricketer.
      • The Cameroon midfielder, who joins international teammate Lucien Mettomo at Maine Road, has had an eventful career since winning his first cap at 17.

      gorra que se da a un jugador seleccionado para un equipo nacional

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (of bottle) tapa feminine
      (of bottle) tapón masculine
      (metal) chapa feminine
      (metal) tapa feminine
      (of pen) capuchón masculine
      (of pen) tapa feminine
      radiator cap tapa del radiador feminine
      • gas / petrol cap tapa del depósito / tanque de gasolina
      • She pointedly puts the cap on her camera lens and walks with him.
      • I couldn't unscrew the cap of those little bottles with one thumb if my life depended upon it.
      • A museum in its Shunde headquarters displays a few plastic bottle caps along with a small, rusting electric fan that looks like a relic from the bottom of the sea.
      • Garbage had to be sorted out - plastic bags, lids, bottle caps, etc.
      • Nic and I were only trying to use our side of the doorknob to get the caps off two bottles of Heineken.
      • Plastic jugs and bottles can be placed in the bins marked for glass, and for both plastic and glass, it is good to rinse out the bottles and remove the caps.
      • Instead of tiles or concrete the shop's floors were covered with dirt and bottle caps.
      • Childproof caps on medicine bottles are a safety feature but they require some thought by adults in order to use them properly.
      • I leave so the staff can have their turn: theirs are the empty plastic milk sachets, torn bits of paper from the waste-basket, cardboard boxes, bottle caps.
      • The ingredients were on the bottle cap, which everyone tossed away.
      • Removing the cap to the acid bottle, she gingerly covered it with eight layers of carefully folded foil, sticking the foil down with a piece of duct tape.
      • First they collected bottle caps, beer mats and can rings.
      • Here consumers take caps off the plastic bottles, dump any liquid from the bottles into a bucket, and bag the bottles.
      • Someone cleared their throat, and Artemesia straightened up, snapping the lens cap onto the camera.
      • The plastic cap fits on the bottle and locks when a small ‘key’ is pulled from it.
      • This includes bottle caps, tin covers or aluminum foil - these are some of the items service technicians commonly find in clogged or broken disposals.
      • Very, very carefully pour a tiny bit of vermouth into the cap of the vermouth bottle.
      • I opened my notebook and picked up my favourite black pen, and tapped the cap against my teeth, thinking about what I wanted to write.
      • I mean, if my cat can be happy batting around a bottle cap, surely I can find something to be happy about too.
      • In the rush of setting everything up for a shot you would be surprised at the number of people who set the camera recording with the lens cap still on.

    • 2.2British (diaphragm)

      diafragma masculine
      • Find out from this factsheet by the fpa how contraceptive diaphragms and caps work, how effective they are at preventing pregnancy and their advantages and disadvantages.
      • There are also three types of cap: vault, cervical and vimule, although new varieties such as a silicone cap are becoming available.
      • IUDs, diaphragms, and cervical caps are just plain disgusting.
      • Barrier methods of contraception include diaphragms, condoms and cervical caps.
      • The cervical cap is not recommended for use in parous women.
      • Diaphragms and caps are barrier methods of contraception.
      • In the first instance the cap or diaphragm needs to be fitted by a doctor or family planning nurse, to make sure it's the right size and is positioned correctly.
      • Some couples find a diaphragm or cap to be an intrusive method of contraception, because fitting them can interrupt sex if you haven't inserted it beforehand.
      • Clean diaphragms and the caps of spermicide applicators after each use.
      • The cap or diaphragm had been developed in the 1880's but its availability had been very much limited as people were kept in the dark as to its very existence.
      • Because of cervical abnormalities, diaphragms and cervical caps may be difficult to fit.
      • HIV positive women can use diaphragms and cervical caps for birth control, with spermicidal cream or jelly.

  • 3

    • 3.1(of mushroom, toadstool)

      sombrerete masculine
      • M. rachodes has white spores and white gills on specimens of all ages, and the stern stains orange to red when cut near the junction with the cap.
      • And at the base of the cerebrum, emerging like the stalk from a mushroom cap, is an elongated structure, the brain stem.
      • The surface of the cap of each fungiform structure is either tangential, or slightly inclined, to the surface of the carapace.
      • In the autumn, they came and gathered mushrooms from the few tree stumps she'd deigned to leave in her garden, mushrooms with caps of white, yellow, brown and even blue.
      • Count the gills under the cap - or in the case of a boletus, the holes.
      • Coral mushrooms do not have caps but instead have a fruiting body of branched clusters.
      • Larger mushroom caps of course are better and you can be creative with your stuffing choices.
      • If possible, please show the gills beneath the cap.
      • Five tall, slender mushrooms with yellow stems and glowing orange caps reach through the decaying foliage toward the sky as ants burrow underground.
      • Spoon into pepper and tomato halves and over mushroom caps.
      • Enoki mushrooms are pale and fragile, with slender stems and tiny caps.
      • Although the colour of the cap is quite variable, the blackening should serve to distinguish it from other similar looking fungi.
      • The mature cap is metallic green in color, but it varies from light yellow to greenish-brown.
      • When you're buying loose mushrooms, choose those with smooth, unblemished caps, firm gills, and a clean aroma.
      • The cap & stem that we commonly eat is just the fruiting body.
      • The C. deceptive should have pale pinkish spore print, adnate to decurrent gills about the same colour of the cap, which should be pale brown or greyish with incurved margins.
      • A bird hippocampus sits on top of the brain, rather like a mushroom cap.

    • 3.2(of tooth)

      (natural) esmalte masculine
      (artificial) funda feminine
      • In the hope of ending speculation about the rising cost of the project Magahy proposed in May 2001 that a cap be imposed.
      • Disney agreed to raise the caps on pension benefits and put a limit on yearly hikes in health benefits that are deducted on a weekly basis from paychecks.
      • To some extent, they conceded, both standards would impose a cap or ceiling of some sort.
      • It also raised the cap on foreign direct investment in private banks to 74 per cent from 49 per cent.
      • He promises to impose spending caps and offset spending increases with mandatory spending cuts or tax increases.
      • The bonus money received from the performance pool would not count against teams' salary caps.
      • Then, Bodine suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone and needed eight caps for his teeth because of a practice crash at Michigan.
      • While your dentist might still recommend an apple a day and be able to fit natural-looking caps, the latest orthodontic innovations concentrate on stopping decay before it has a chance to do any damage.
      • He has just called for a constitutional cap on state spending and made clear his distaste for new taxes.
      • Daly is also pushing for the Shannon board's borrowing cap to be raised from €20 million to €100 million in the legislation.
      • While not the same as rigid price caps, bid caps place limits on the prices that energy suppliers can offer to municipalities and companies.
      • He was omitted because of the cap on team strengths in the competition, but will ride tomorrow in what looks a lost cause against the champions.
      • Her whole jaw was bruised, her cap for her tooth cost £404.
      • Failing to negotiate a cap on investors' legal fees could leave you with a huge bill.
      • With a cap on spending during elections, ministers are using the extra perks to beef up their campaign without declaring them as expenses.
      • The best solution I can think of is the wage cap which operates in Rugby League.
      • Tendring's share of this year's council tax bill has been set at a level which could lead to a Government cap on spending
      • He was complaining about the absence of a cap in campaign spending before the formal election period, even though it was his party that exploited this loophole prior to the last election.
      • The package here offers students no up-front fees, loan forgiveness at 25 years, no real rate of interest, a generous grant and bursary system and a cap on the fee itself.
      • Even putting a cap on the price spent on it makes more sense.
      • To achieve this, the survey promised to raise caps on foreign direct investment and open up more sectors to global capital.
      • This time around, spending caps may not be enough.
      • Congress can show a commitment to this by raising or eliminating the cap on wages taxed for Social Security.

  • 4percussion cap

    • 4.1

      fulminante masculine
      pistón masculine

    • 4.2(for toy gun)

      fulminante masculine
      • We started selling snap caps a little over a year ago.
      • So, before you buy that cap gun or bouncing ball for your child, take some precautions.
      • Like many boys he had been fascinated with guns when a young child and had the usual cap guns and nerd guns.

  • 5

    (upper limit)
    tope masculine
    to put a cap on sth poner un tope a algo

transitive verb

  • 1

    (bottle/tube) tapar
  • 2

    (mountains/hilltops) coronar
    (hilltops/mountains) cubrir la cima de
  • 3

    (oil well) tapar
  • 4

    they were always trying to cap each other's jokes estaban siempre tratando de contar un chiste mejor que el del otro
    • cap that! ¡a ver si tú puedes hacerlo mejor!
  • 5

    (crown, complete)
    to cap it all off / to cap it all ... para colmo (de desgracias / de males) ...
  • 6

    (set upper limit)
    (expenditure) poner un tope a
    (expenditure) limitar
    (council) (in UK) poner un tope a los gastos de
    (council) (in UK) limitar los gastos de
    to cap defense spending poner un tope a / limitar los gastos de defensa
  • 7British

    he's been capped five times for Scotland ha integrado cinco veces la selección escocesa
  • 8

    to have a tooth capped ponerse una funda / una corona

There are 2 main translations of cap in Spanish

: cap1cap2



  • 1

    capital letter

  • 2


    capital city

There are 2 main translations of cap in Spanish

: cap1cap2


PAC, n.


  • 1

    PAC feminine

    Common Agricultural Policy