end·​cap | \ ˈend-ˌkap How to pronounce endcap (audio) \

Definition of endcap

: a display of products placed at the end of an aisle in a store

Examples of endcap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing or loose bolts. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 Sometimes that can really drive those CD numbers for big releases like a Taylor Swift, where a lot of folks might buy it on an endcap from a big box store. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, "Strictly Discs in Wisconsin, in a Pandemic: 'People Are Cautiously Optimistic and Pleasantly Surprised'," 25 Sep. 2020 The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing or loose bolts. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for September 17-24," 24 Sep. 2020 As lots of beloved beauty brands have proven over the last few years, Halloween makeup doesn't have to be the questionable greasepaint found on drugstore endcaps. Marci Robin, Allure, "Anastasia Beverly Hills Is Launching Halloween Editions of Its Loose Glitter," 12 Oct. 2019 Wu drew inspiration from midcentury design, but added his own updated spin: exposed-wood frames (a first for Interior Define) outline slivers of negative space, while brass endcaps add a bit of jewelry-like luxe. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Interior Define and Jason Wu Just Launched a Brand New Furniture Collection," 27 June 2019 The only thing protecting our genes are the endcaps, called telomeres. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging," 27 Apr. 2018 Another interesting finding from the studies of the brothers: Kelly’s telomeres, which are the endcaps of chromosomes that shorten as a person ages, became significantly longer, NASA said. Felicia Gans, BostonGlobe.com, "NASA study finds ‘space genes’ after astronaut’s year in orbit," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of endcap

1983, in the meaning defined above

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13 Nov 2020

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“Endcap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endcap. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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