[ smawl-kap ]
/ ˈsmɔlˈkæp /
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.
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- small time,
- small town,
- small white,
- small wonder,
- small-claims court,
- small-saver certificate,
- small-scale integration
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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a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
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