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Noun
/ˈkapsəl/,/ˈkapˌso͞ol/,
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capsules, plural;
  1. A small case or container, esp. a round or cylindrical one

  2. A small, soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole

  3. A top or cover for a bottle, esp. the foil or plastic covering the cork of a wine bottle

  4. (of a piece of writing) Shortened but retaining the essence of the original; condensed
    • - a capsule review of the movie
  5. A tough sheath or membrane that encloses something in the body, such as a kidney, a lens, or a synovial joint

  6. A gelatinous layer forming the outer surface of some bacterial cells

  7. A dry fruit that releases its seeds by bursting open when ripe, such as a pea pod

  8. The spore-producing structure of mosses and liverworts, typically borne on a stalk


  1. a small container
  2. enclose in a capsule
  3. a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
  4. encapsulate: put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"
  5. a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
  6. condensation: a shortened version of a written work
  7. In botany a capsule is a type of simple, dry fruit produced by many species of flowering plants. A capsule is a structure composed of two or more carpels that in most cases is dehiscent, i.e. at maturity, it splits apart (dehisces) to release the seeds within. ...
  8. The cell capsule is a very large structure of some prokaryotic cells, such as bacterial cells. It is a layer that lies outside the cell wall of bacteria. It is a well organized layer, not easily washed off, and it can be the cause of various diseases.
  9. In the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, encapsulation refers to a range of techniques used to enclose medicines in a relatively stable shell known as a capsule, allowing them to, for example, be taken orally or be used as suppositories. ...
  10. A membranous envelope; A type of simple, dehiscent, dry fruit (seed-case) produced by many species of flowering plants, such as poppy, lily, orchid, willow and cotton; A sporangium, especially in bryophytes; A detachable part of rocket or spacecraft (usually in the nose) containing crew's ...
  11. (Capsules) (also known as Hoi-Poi Capsules and DynoCaps) were created by Dr. Briefs of the Capsule Corporation, for the purpose of making objects compact and easy to transport.
  12. (Capsules) A capsule embodies an isolated application and all of its dependencies, such that an application embodies in a capsule can run on any host OS in the family, regardless of the specific OS personality. With encapsulation the application's dependency on the OS has been neutralized.
  13. (Capsules) Boxes of 10. Bottles of 30, 60 and 250.
  14. Capsules are the best way to take herbs that do not taste good. They are also the best way to take herbs that need to be ingested over a long period of time, or for those of us who don't have time at work to make herbal teas. It is best to purchase finely powdered herbs for this purpose. ...
  15. Capsules are the wrapping around the neck of a bottle which protects the closure.  This wrapping is usually made out of plastic, tin or aluminium foil.
  16. Not used on many wine bottles in modern times, the capsule was a foil or lead covering for the cork, often used to keep rats or mice from chewing their way into the cork.
  17. The plastic or foil that covers the cork and part of the neck of a wine bottle.
  18. The layer of cells around an organ such as the prostate.
  19. An anatomical structure surrounding the body of a bacteria
  20. A specific design pattern which represents an encapsulated thread of control in the system. A capsule is a stereotyped class with a specific set of required and restricted associations and properties.
  21. 1. Structure produced around certain bacteria; 2. Structure produced by the bryophyte sporophyte that contains spores produced by meiosis.
  22. A dry, dehiscent fruit formed by two or more carpels.
  23. a dry, dehiscent fruit with more than one carpel; it splits at maturity to release the seeds.
  24. A protective extracellular polysaccharide coat surrounding certain bacteria. Presence of a capsular polysaccharide is often associated with virulence.
  25. a spherical shell (usually with multiple layers) of deuterium tritium fuel that is imploded in inertial confinement fusion.