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  Capitalization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capitalization is always used for most names of taxa used in scientific classification of living things, except for the second words of a species name.
For some terms a capital as first letter is avoided by avoiding their use at the beginning of a sentence, or by writing it in lowercase even at the beginning of a sentence.
In languages where inflected forms of a word may have extra letters at the start, the capitalized letter may be the initial of the root form rather of than the inflected form.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capitalization   (1983 words)

 Capital - Simple English Wikipedia
In geography and politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital) is a city or town that contains the government of a country, state, or other area.
A capital letter is another word for "uppercase" or "majuscule".
Capital punishment means that someone is put to death for doing a crime.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capital   (177 words)

 FRBSF: Economic Letter -Capital Controls and Emerging Markets (08/31/2001)
Capital controls are regulations or taxes that make cross-border financial transactions or investments costly or difficult, typically by restricting the access of a country's residents to foreign currency.
Their reasons for liberalizing capital flows were partly pragmatic, as technological innovations, such as new financial instruments, made it easier to circumvent capital controls, and as, in a number of cases, economic instability provided large incentives for doing so.
Capital flows are subject to pronounced cycles that may induce boom and bust cycles in production and investment among recipient countries and trigger financial or currency crises when financing is withdrawn.
www.frbsf.org /publications/economics/letter/2001/el2001-25.html   (2044 words)

 Bar (diacritic) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bar or stroke can be a diacritic mark, when used with some letters in the Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
Letters used for only for phonetic transcription are lowercase only.
A box spanning both columns indicates that the letter is caseless.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bar_(diacritic)   (370 words)

 Industry Issues: Capital Requirements for Federal Home Loan Banks
The proposed capital charge for operational risk should be replaced by one that reflects the risk exposure as determined by on-site examination.
If the concept of an "add-on" capital charge for operational risk is not improved substantially in the final rule, then ABA urges the FHFB to amend the proposal to allow the 30 percent add-on to be lowered based on a satisfactory examiner report on a FHLBank's operational risk management.
As noted at the outset, the FHFB is to be commended for its significant accomplishment reflected in the proposed capital rules.
www.aba.com /Industry+Issues/FHLB_11202000.htm   (1791 words)

 Antipode, Hyperspace
As most of the letters in Greek have an English cognate, it is not to hard to commit the equivalent letters to memory.
Capital sigma is used frequently in mathematics as a summation sign, and the small sigma usually means "standard deviation" (a measure of the dispersion of data).
You'll notice that the sequence of the Greek letter is quite similar to their English counterparts, with this letter being a major exception.
users.adelphia.net /~44mrf/App11.html   (1198 words)

 Titlecase and Adscripts
Following the description of Titlecase, you might expect that Greek accented capital letters would be counted as titlecase characters in the Unicode character database, since in traditional typography they only occur in titlecase (and when they occur on all caps words in Renaissance typography, the accents go to different places).
The glyphs ELOT gave for the capital versions of subscript iota in Unicode 1.0 followed the Subscript tradition: the iota was subscripted, rather than adscripted, under the capital letters.
The distribution of fonts which have subscripts for their capitals depends, not on whether the font was made in Greece or not, but on whether the font design predates Unicode 2.0 or not.
ptolemy.tlg.uci.edu /~opoudjis/unicode/unicode_adscript.html   (4492 words)

 Assignment 4
If an invalid character is entered (for example, a lower case letter or number, etc.), you are to inform the user that the character is not a valid letter (you must show the user the invalid character entered) and not draw the grid.
Since we have 26 letters in our alphabet and we have 2 rows of 13 columns, letters will go from A through M on the first row, and N through Z on the second row.
Once you determine you have a valid capital letter, you are to calculate the row number and column number using the int value for the character.
www.yu.edu /faculty/arosnfld/cnyu/HW/Assignment4.htm   (715 words)

 Capital and small letters for interwiki - Meta
This is not related to languages which write language names with the capital letter at the beginning: i.e., this is related to Finish, Italian, Russian, Serbian, etc.; but not to English, German, Dutch, etc. However, languages from the second group is mentioned in the section "Orthographies".
We generally write names of languages with a small initial letter, but there is nothing wrong about starting the names of items in a list with a capital letter since they may be considered titles.
It is a small letter, as in your native language, and possibly all Slavic languages.
meta.wikimedia.org /wiki/Capital_and_small_letters_for_interwiki   (2349 words)

 capital - Wiktionary
capital) by the government or some other authority, often the city in which the government is located; otherwise the most important city within a country or a subdivision of it.
Note: The term for a legislative seat is spelled capital.
Washington D. is the capital of the United States of America.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/Capital   (303 words)

 Interloping Scripts
The real justification for their disjunction, where other letters have been borrowed into the IPA from Greek, is that they are not limited to phonetic usage; they have been adopted in the widely used, and largely IPA-based, Practical Orthography of African languages.
The mathematical typesetting of Greek letters in an overall Latin context has developed its own tradition, which Haralambous (§2) spends a little time discussing; it includes the obligatory italicising of Greek, and the preference for closed phi and theta, and distinctive glyphs for alpha and gamma.
This is resolved for Latin mathematical letters in a Latin context by the use of italics—or of plenty of indentation.
www.tlg.uci.edu /~opoudjis/unicode/unicode_interloping.html   (3326 words)

 FRBSF: Economic Letter - Capital Flows and Exchange Rates in the Pacific Basin (7/17/98)
Determining the relative roles of domestic and external factors in driving capital flows is critical to determining the appropriate response of policymakers.
In contrast, if capital is "pushed" by external conditions, such as low interest rates or adverse business conditions in industrial countries, domestic policymakers must be prepared for the possibility that capital flows may reverse when foreign economic conditions change.
When capital inflows are persistent and sterilized intervention too costly, a country may adopt measures to limit inflows through controls such as ceilings on foreign borrowing by domestic residents or taxes on domestic assets acquired by foreigners.
www.frbsf.org /econrsrch/wklyltr/wklyltr98/el98-22.html   (2013 words)

 Capital Letters
Capital letters are not really an aspect of punctuation, but it is c onvenient to deal with them here.
However, when brand names are converted into verbs, no capital letter is used: we write She was hoovering the carpet and I need to xerox this report, even though the manufacturers of Hoover vacuum cleaners and Xerox photocopiers don 't much like this practice, either.
Capital letters are also used in writing certain abbreviations and related types of words, including the abbreviated names of organizations and companies, and in letter writing and in the headings of essays.
www.cogs.susx.ac.uk /doc/punctuation/node27.html   (2018 words)

 TreasureNet Treasure Hunting Forum - Capital Letter E and Mine directions
One of the symbols was a capital letter "E".
On top of the tip of the base line (lower right hand corner of the capital letter "E") was a square with a diagonal line starting in the upper right hand corner of the square and moving down to the lower left hand corner of the square.
If the capital letter "E" is on a slant the direction to go is in the direction of the points of the letter(in a normal direction this would be to the right).
www.treasurenet.com /forum/treasurehunting/archives/19990415/messages/1996.shtml   (423 words)

 Grading Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Letter reversals which affect the spelling of the word (ex.
Letter reversals which do not affect the spelling of the word (ex.
Long-term assignments will not be accepted after the due date, as students will have had at least two and as much as five weeks to work on these projects and have been made aware of the due dates well in advance.
www.bibb.k12.ga.us /carter/school.htm   (868 words)

 Capital Letter Font   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When you are laying new capital letter font you need to make sure to let it dry.
One of the biggest complaints I hear about is capital letter font that is cracking.
Letters are approximately one inch tall maximum (the capital M is one inch tall).
www.amazingicons.com /capital-letter-font.html   (482 words)

 Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The difficulty was compounded by the fact that different manufacturers supported different characters; all provided the twenty-six capital letters used in writing English and the ten digits used in writing Arabic numerals, but there was much variation in the selection of mathematical symbols, punctuation marks, etc.
Determine the ASCII collating-sequence numbers for the capital letter A and for the lower-case letter a.
If you compare a capital letter with a lower-case letter, though, the result depends on the design of the character set.
www.math.grin.edu /~stone/courses/scheme/spring-1998/characters.html   (995 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The letters allowed in identifiers are then restricted to lower_case_identifier_letters and upper_case_identifier_letters.
The intent was that these letters be allowed in identifiers.
No, this looks like an unintentional effect of "editorial revision." The wording in the 15 September 1993 version is: upper_case_letter Any letter that is a capital letter in ISO 8859-1.
www.ada-auth.org /cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/AIs/AI-00124.TXT?rev=1.1   (321 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The input file is a sequence of capital letters, operation symbols, and other special symbols, each separated by AT LEAST 1 blank and/or end of line, with the entire sequence ending with a period.
Add the capital letter to, subtract the capital letter from, multiply the capital letter by, or divide the capital letter into THE CURRENT OFFSET to get a new offset.
Note that when I say add two letters together I mean to add the numeric values of the letters together, "wrap" the answer around if necessary, and convert the resulting integer back to a letter.
www.umcs.maine.edu /~larry/latour/courses/220/hw7out   (945 words)

 delve letter dataset detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The information is a replica of the notes for the letter dataset from the UCI repository of machine learning databases.
The objective is to identify each of a large number of fl-and-white rectangular pixel displays as one of the 26 capital letters in the English alphabet.
The character images were based on 20 different fonts and each letter within these 20 fonts was randomly distorted to produce a file of 20,000 unique stimuli.
www.cs.toronto.edu /~delve/data/letter/letterDetail.html   (352 words)

 TreoCentral.com - Initial capital letter not working
In both cases, however, the letter that is typed is not capitalized on screen.
Now I need to decide if I would rather have Graffiti 1 or automatic capitalization, since this is a totally unsupported hack that no one is going to fix.
I notice that when using graffiti input, the first letter of a sentence DOES get capitalized, but not with the keyboard.
discuss.treocentral.com /showthread.php?t=40223   (415 words)

 Woodalls Open Roads Forum: capital letter syndrome for you all capital letter freaks
In the computer world using all capital letters is the same as shouting in someone's face when you are talking to them.
All capitals is not easier to read for these poor old eyes, in fact ot hurts my eyes to try to sort all the letters out.
Capital letters really bug me when I'm trying to read a daily weather forecast from noaa.
www.woodalls.com /forums/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/13061005.cfm   (695 words)

 Click on each part to find out where it is in the letter.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The heading of a letter should contain the return address, which includes the street address on one line, followed by the city, state and zip code on the next line.
Usually, all of the words, which are a part of the greeting, are capitalized.
The first word of the closing begins with a capital letter.
esd.iu5.org /LessonPlans/LetterWriting/letteract2.htm   (179 words)

 Transliteration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Apart from the capital letters in the above table (which all represent lower-case letters from the printed transliteration alphabet) no other capital letters should be used in transliterations.
A recent proposal to specify capital letters by a special XML tag I reject as unduly cumbersome.
There is a proposal N2241 (from 2000-08-27 by Michael Everson) to add the Egyptological aleph and ayin to Unicode (both the small and capital letters), and this is currently under discussion (p.c.
odur.let.rug.nl /~markjan/egyptian/standards/transliteration.html   (594 words)

 The Globe and Mail: globeInvestor: Acxiom Acknowledges Receipt of ValueAct Capital Letter
Now that the promises of the last two years have proved to be illusory, it is time for the Board to put the Company in the hands of someone who recognizes the opportunity to unlock the Company's potential value and who is willing to provide appropriate value to shareholders today for such opportunity.
To that end, ValueAct Capital is prepared to present an offer to acquire 100% of the shares of Acxiom that we do not already own at a purchase price of $23.00 per share, a 25% premium to the 20-day average of closing prices for Acxiom common shares.
Please be aware that ValueAct Capital is required to amend its current 13D filing to include this letter and intends to do so on Monday afternoon, June 6th.
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/WireFeedRedirect?cf=GlobeInvestor/config&vg=BigAdVariableGenerator&date=20050606&archive=bwire&slug=20050606005638   (1112 words)

 More Questions About African Characters and Variants
In the report original, modified characters were indicated generally by hand drawn extensions on typed letters, or in some cases where no typed letter had a similar form (adaptable base form), they were simply inserted by hand.
The letter form is made with a typed letter modified by pen on what I presume to have been a stencil (I scanned a photocopy).
Ezh: David Rowe mentioned recalling that the large-lowercase from of capital was used for a language in Togo.
scripts.sil.org /cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=AfrGlyphVars   (1682 words)

 Capital Strategy Private Circulation Letter - Article: Real Options   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There is a 35% chance that the return won't even cover the cost of capital, and the 8.75% expected return doesn't rate very favourably against other opportunities.
With the book there is also a no-charge offer for a CD-ROM containing all the spreadsheets used in the book, plus a working copy of XERAS/lite-a special version of Runge Mining's XERAS Financial Modeling Software.
The Capital Strategy letter is published by Capital Strategy Pty Ltd. jointly with Runge Mining (Aust) Pty Ltd. (Offices in Australia, U.S.A., Canada, South Africa) Address correspondence or queries to:
www.runge.com /capital/capnews/news003.htm   (1149 words)

 Peer Revising Sheet
Two capital letters for the abbreviation of state name (
A capital letter for the first word (
All parts of the friendly letter are on the correct location
www.runet.edu /~bpendleto/editingletter.htm   (61 words)

 Unicode's characters
The U+0041 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A ('A') is used for an English as well as a French Capital A. This makes it harder to tell which language the text is in.
So, theoretically speaking, at least 475 precomposed Latin letters are superfluous as Unicode characters as they could be decomposed in this way and could be unified with their base letter and diacritic(s).
Examples of these are the precomposed accented letters, Arabic final, initial, medial, final letter and ligature glyphs, braces for vertical text, and precomposed Hangul syllables.
czyborra.com /unicode/characters.html   (3463 words)

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