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Adjective
Marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning
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“… capsule reviews of the latest offerings at the multiplex.”
Adjective
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Noun
A small soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole
“The other advantage is that, since the capsule is swallowed whole, the garlic isn't digested until it reaches the stomach.”
Noun
A dry fruit that releases its seeds by bursting open when ripe, such as a pea pod
“A developmental process termed dehiscence, in which the fruit ruptures in a predetermined fashion, effects the release of seeds from a dry capsule or other fruit form.”
Noun
The foil or plastic covering the cork of a wine bottle
“Tesco's Finest wines - denoted only by a neck label and tiny letters on the capsule - are hard to pick out, but this gamey, earthy Gigondas is worth the search provided you drink it with big food.”
Noun
A short statement of the main points
“… capsules of the day's major news stories appear on the paper's second page.”
Noun
A small soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole
Noun
Space module
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Large jar
Noun
A female reproductive organ, often paired, that produces ova and in mammals secretes the hormones estrogen and progesterone
Noun
A case, capsule, or container in which spores are produced by an organism
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Spherocylinder
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A small mass containing medicine to be taken orally
Noun
Cure
Noun
A drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease
Verb
To reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
“… newscasts that capsule complex, important stories into one-minute bits for easy digestion by viewers.”
Verb
To squeeze together
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