Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Enclosed by a protective coating or membrane.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of encapsulate.

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Examples

  • Since his first election in 1992, Stupak was one of the most conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives, a moniker encapsulated by his staunch support for gun rights -- not a surprise, since his district covered Michigan's rural upper peninsula or "Yooper," where 60 percent of households have guns (about twice the national average).

    Robert J. Spitzer: Bart Stupak's First "Profile in Courage" Moment

  • Since his first election in 1992, Stupak was one of the most conservative Democrats in the House of Representatives, a moniker encapsulated by his staunch support for gun rights -- not a surprise, since his district covered Michigan's rural upper peninsula or "Yooper," where 60 percent of households have guns (about twice the national average).

    Bart Stupak's First "Profile in Courage" Moment

  • The meaning of the song in encapsulated in the following lyric:

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Puretag's streamline design offers a glue free label encapsulated flush with the external surface of the hose.

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  • But people don’t write or speak in encapsulated single thoughts – they communicate in texts, in paragraphs, in extended discourse.

    National Grammar Day 2009: Ten Common Grammar Myths, Debunked « Motivated Grammar

  • Sprung's title encapsulated the reaction to Westen by keepers of the neoliberal Beltanschaunng, or Beltway worldview, such as Fareed Zakaria and Jonathan Chait, who, as I showed at length right here, mocked what Chait called "Westen's lengthy, attention-grabbing... parody of liberal fantasizing."

    Jim Sleeper: Guess Who Obama Was Channeling in Kansas

  • Top golfers were asked to putt while thinking about a word that encapsulated the entire putting motion (such as smooth) instead of words that represented physical aspects of their technique (such as head, knees, and arms).

    Choke

  • Top golfers were asked to putt while thinking about a word that encapsulated the entire putting motion (such as smooth) instead of words that represented physical aspects of their technique (such as head, knees, and arms).

    Choke

  • Top golfers were asked to putt while thinking about a word that encapsulated the entire putting motion (such as smooth) instead of words that represented physical aspects of their technique (such as head, knees, and arms).

    Choke

  • The ingredients are spray-dried and encapsulated, which is said to standardize their strength and flavour profile, while protecting them from degradation over time

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