small-cap

[ smawl-kap ]
/ ˈsmɔlˈkæp /

adjective

designating a company, or a mutual fund that invests in companies, with a market capitalization of under $1 billion: considered to have more growth potential and higher investment risk.

Nearby words

  1. small time,
  2. small town,
  3. small white,
  4. small wonder,
  5. small-bore,
  6. small-claims court,
  7. small-minded,
  8. small-saver certificate,
  9. small-scale,
  10. small-scale integration

small capital

noun

a capital letter of a particular font, the same height as the x-high letters.

Origin of small capital

First recorded in 1760–70

Also called small cap.

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British Dictionary definitions for small-cap

small capital

noun

a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
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