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CAPSULE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a small container

  2. [noun] a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

  3. [noun] a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses

  4. [noun] a shortened version of a written work
    Synonyms: condensation, abridgement, abridgment

  5. [noun] a structure that encloses a body part

  6. [noun] a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
    Synonyms: space

  7. [noun] a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
    Synonyms: ejection seat, ejector seat

  8. [verb] enclose in a capsule
    Synonyms: capsulate, capsulize, capsulise

  9. [verb] put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"
    Synonyms: encapsulate, capsulize, capsulise

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