from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of enclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to enclose it in a capsule.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of inclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to inclose it in a capsule.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of surrounding with a capsule.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
- n. the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)
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"My overall encapsulation is that the public will be overwhelmingly surprised at how many people coming back from Iraq will not vote for George W. Bush."
The perfect one-word encapsulation of Comrade Zero's first year in office.
Synthetic nanocomponents are also used for so-called encapsulation, for example to enclose carotenoids or vitamins to make them water soluble, keep longer or better absorbed by the body.
Or, there's tunneling, also known as encapsulation, which sidelines into terminology like
Usually when I've detached myself from an event that involved delicious food and kidlit chatter I like to give myself a few days to decompress before hammering out some kind of encapsulation of the event.
However, design techniques such as encapsulation, abstraction, typeing, data and control coupling, etc are not things available to us 20 years ago even though sich ideas were concieved in the late 70s.
In particular, the use of single-side window attachment systems such as encapsulation together with the hardware mounted on one side of the glass has grown in response to this need.
My first instinct when attempting to answer this question is to rely on my education, which unearths big, fancy, computer-sciency words like "encapsulation" and "abstraction."
The biodegradable, drug-loaded nanofibers fight the "encapsulation" that occurs when the immune system tells the body to envelop foreign materials.
He reiterated the "encapsulation" theme several times in the conference, citing characters from the last five Ninja Gaiden games as examples of NG Sigma 2's heritage, including trailer as a playable character.