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  Definition of capsule
  1. a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
  2. a small container
  3. a pilot''s seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
  4. a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
  5. a structure that encloses a body part
  6. a shortened version of a written work
  7. a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
  8. put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"
  9. enclose in a capsule
Similar Words: ejection seat, ejector seat, space capsule, condensation, abridgement, abridgment, encapsulate, capsulize, capsulise, capsulate

 

Hyponyms: paintball, malpighian body, malpighian corpuscle, renal corpuscle, eyeball, orb, bilocular capsule, boll, silique, siliqua

 

Part Meronyms: cockpit

 

Derivational Morphology: capsulate, capsulize, capsulise, encapsulate, abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce, digest, condense, concentrate, condensation, abridgement, abridgment

 

Anagrams: upscale

 

 
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