end·​cap ˈend-ˌkap How to pronounce endcap (audio)
: 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 founder of Monday Haircare, who debuted another brand in the category in February, is launching Being, a 17-product range of hair for all hair types that will launch on endcaps in 2,500 Walmart doors this month. James Manso, WWD, 9 July 2024 Rice's beverage, along with other items that are part of the program, can be found in the beverage aisle and near the endcaps of the frozen and dairy aisles. Claudia Levens, Journal Sentinel, 13 May 2024 Coast Guard marine safety engineers working for the Marine Board of Investigation for the Titan submersible case, conduct a survey of the aft titanium endcap from Titan in the North Atlantic Ocean, on Oct. 1. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 11 Oct. 2023 The August incident left the wheelchair's backrest release bar, the wheels, the endcaps on the frame and the backrest itself damaged. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 20 Apr. 2023 As an 18-year-old working as a part-time cashier at a store in Montgomery County, Md., Kress often saw people snatch cigarette boxes from a large display at an aisle endcap. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 29 May 2023 In a visual signal of confusion, Central Market on Lovers Lane in Dallas displayed an endcap of Carbone red sauce this spring, positioned next to signs with the Dallas restaurant logo for Carbone’s. Dallas News, 1 June 2022 So will an endcap of the main Trinity Groves building, where AvoEatery and Souk were. Dallas News, 18 Apr. 2022 Torres and Veeda start throwing off enough sparks to set an endcap on fire, so McGee ambles away to pick up chocolate chips, leaving Torres to explain his own immigration story: moving from Panama to Columbia to the U.S. by the age of 11 and learning English from TV shows. Sara Netzley, EW.com, 21 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endcap was in 1983

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“Endcap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endcap. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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