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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capital, chapiter, capnoun

    the upper part of a column that supports the entablature


  1. chapiternoun

    The 'capital' or uppermost part of a column, upon which the roof and its decorations are supported.

  2. Etymology: chapiter, from chapitre (cognate with chapter).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chapiternoun

    The upper part or capital of a pillar.

    Etymology: chapiteau, Fr.

    He overlaid your chapiters and your fillets with gold. Exodus, xxxvi. 38.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chapiternoun

    a capital [Obs.] See Chapital

  2. Chapiternoun

    a summary in writing of such matters as are to be inquired of or presented before justices in eyre, or justices of assize, or of the peace, in their sessions; -- also called articles

  3. Etymology: [OF. chapitel, F. chapiteau, from L. capitellum, dim. of caput head. Cf. Capital, Chapter.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chapiter

    chap′i-tėr, n. the head or capital of a column. [Fr. chapitel—Low L. capitellum, dim. of L. caput, the head.]

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  1. patchier, phreatic, pie chart, piechart

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chapiter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chapiter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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