What does capital letter mean?

Definitions for capital letter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capital, capital letter, uppercase, upper-case letter, majuscule(noun)

    one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

    "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"


  1. capital letter(Noun)

    An upper-case letter (A, B, C, ... as opposed to a, b, c, ...), used for emphasis, for starting sentences and proper names, etc.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of capital letter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of capital letter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel McChord Crothers:

    A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose.

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