from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sealed container preserving articles and records of contemporary culture for perusal by scientists and scholars of the distant future.
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- n. A sealed container, buried at some location, that contains records of contemporary life - to be rediscovered in the distant future.
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- n. container for preserving historical records to be discovered at some future time
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Year's Day celebration similar to New York's big apple, and we gathered information for a time capsule which is buried in Nash Square until the year 2092.
Emotionally her liberalism would always remain of a decidedly pre-1967 vintage, her heart a time capsule filled with images of the space program, the Peace Corps and Freedom Rides, Mahalia Jackson and Joan Baez.