small-cap

[smawl-kap]
adjective
  1. 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.

small capital

noun
  1. 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
  1. a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
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