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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Capsize  \Cap*size"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Capsized};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Capsizing}.]  [Cf.  Sp  cabecear  to  nod,  pitch, 
  capuzar  chapuzar  to  sink  (a  vessel)  by  the  head;  both  fr 
  L.  caput  head.] 
  To  upset  or  overturn,  as  a  vessel  or  other  body. 
 
  But  what  if  carrying  sail  capsize  the  boat?  --Byron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  capsizing 
  n  :  (nautical)  the  event  of  a  boat  accidentally  turning  over  in 
  the  water  [syn:  {overturning}] 




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