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Definition of the verb capsize

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verb - inflections: capsized | capsizing | capsizes

  1. overturn accidentally

Alternative definition of the verb capsize


  1. [intransitive, nautical] To overturn.
  2. [transitive, nautical] To cause (a ship) to overturn.


"Capsize" is a musical EP of Jasper Leyland.

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Google previewModelling, Simulation and Control of Two-Wheeled Vehicles, Enhanced Edition (2014)

by Mara Tanelli, Matteo Corno, Sergio Saveresi

Capsize is a non-vibrating mode which mainly consists of a roll motion combined with a lateral displacement (plus some less important steering and yaw movements). Depending on the vehicle characteristics it can be stable at lowspeeds, ...

Google previewMotorcycle Accident Cause Factors and Identification of Countermeasures: Appendix (1981)

by Hugh H. Hurt, J. V. Ouellet, D. R. Thom

Capsize is the roll instability of the motorcycle at low speed, which is compensated for by rider control inputs to keep the motorcycle upright. Slide- outoccursupon reaching the limits of tire traction or side force, during braking, accelerating or ...

Google previewBlank Arcade 2014

by Lindsay Grace

Capsize Carolyn Jong Capsize Capsize is a playful arcade game.

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey

capsize ...

Google previewThe Canadian Dictionary of ASL (2002)

by Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf

letter Capsize: v. to overturn. If you stand up, you will capsize this boat. SIGN: Horizontal 'EXTENDED B' hands, palms facing each other at a slight angle and fingers pointing forward, are cupped together to form ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Tuamotuan Dialects of the Polynesian Language (2013)

by J.F. Stimson, Donald Stanley Marshall

VTU To upset, capsize, turn over; as a boat. ANA To rise; [with runa;] to set; [with raro.] VHI To veer, shift, change; as the wind, -One's intention Or attitude. To turn-, face- to one side. FAG To break, topple; as a wave. VHI To nove-, tarn-, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

capsize. , v.t. To overturn, upset: orig. nautical s. (witness use by Dibdin and Grose, 2nd ed.), prob. ex Sp. cabezar (–1788); S.E. by 1820. capstan, . the . A punishment whereby the arms were outstretched on a capstan-bar and a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Owa (2014)

A Language of the Solomon Islands by Greg Mellow

capsize. Mui kokoa menamenai make awogi ka gai kaa. Sit properly or the canoe may capsize. awora v. close, near, in the vicinity. Syn: fagarangi. Ant: fagatau, gumwatai. See: fagani, sugui. Ruma iamami ki awora na ruma iata.

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

A nautical phrase, meaning to capsize or upset, and metaphorically applied to a sudden prostration. As it seems pretty evident that the sovereigns of Europe, instead of occupying or sharing thrones, are predestined to the walks of private life, ...

Google previewLushootseed Dictionary (1994)

by Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi

capsize overturn, capsize: gwal captive: ...

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Fall-winter girl,
Sparkling, wise
Words trail off
Fashions capsize
Kinesthetic, her eyes
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Of past mall-winter skies. (Mandira Mitra)
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Scrabble value of C3A1P3S1I1Z10E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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