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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