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Noun
A small soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole
“Since the capsule is swallowed whole, the garlic isn't digested until it reaches the stomach.”
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An outer casing or covering
“Raw materials are placed inside a capsule and sealed.”
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The outer casing of a plant or fruit
“A developmental process termed dehiscence affects the release of seeds from a dry capsule.”
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(astronautics) A detachable part of a rocket or spacecraft
“The whole instrument rack is shaped to fit within the parachuted nose capsule of the rocket.”
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The foil or plastic covering the cork of a wine bottle
“Tesco's Finest wines are denoted only by a neck label and tiny letters on the capsule.”
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A brief summary of something presented
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“The closing video presented a capsule of highlights from the convention.”
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Space module
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A container holding a spool of photographic film, a quantity of ink, etc., designed for insertion into a mechanism
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Large jar
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A case, capsule, or container in which spores are produced by an organism
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Spherocylinder
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The lower part of a pistil or carpel that bears ovules and ripens into fruit
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Cure
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A drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease
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Verb
(somewhat rare) To summarize a text or speech
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“I wish one would capsule his wisdom into a credo or motto and inject it into our unappreciative society.”
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To reduce in volume or size by constricting
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Adjective
Brief, concise, and to the point
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“He provides a capsule account of the faculties of the mind.”
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Small, compact, or on a small scale
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