Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of surrounding with a capsule.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) The act of inclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to inclose it in a capsule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of enclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to enclose it in a capsule.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
  • noun the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)

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Examples

  • "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."

    07/21/2004

  • The perfect one-word encapsulation of Comrade Zero's first year in office.

    Jihad Monitor

  • The perfect one-word encapsulation of Comrade Zero's first year in office.

    Jihad Monitor

  • 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.

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  • Or, there's tunneling, also known as encapsulation, which sidelines into terminology like

    Multichannel News: Business News

  • 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.

    Radioactive Pocket Lint and the 2007 Scott O'Dell Award

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • 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.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • 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."

    Planet Python

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