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Definition 1: a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside - [noun denoting artifact]

(capsule is a kind of ...) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

Definition 2: a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for capsule in the sense of this definition

(capsule is a kind of ...) a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun

Definition 3: a small container - [noun denoting artifact]

(capsule is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is a kind of capsule ) a capsule filled with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game of paintball

Definition 4: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for capsule in the sense of this definition

(capsule is a kind of ...) any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)

"he dusted off the seat before sitting down"

(... is part of capsule) compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft

Definition 5: a structure that encloses a body part - [noun denoting body]

(capsule is a kind of ...) a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement

"he has good bone structure"

(... is a kind of capsule ) the capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron

(... is a kind of capsule ) the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye

(... is a kind of capsule ) a tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye

Definition 6: a shortened version of a written work - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for capsule in the sense of this definition

(capsule is a kind of ...) a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

"he gave a summary of the conclusions"

Definition 7: a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses - [noun denoting plant]

(capsule is a kind of ...) the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary

(... is a kind of capsule ) a capsule divided into two cells or compartments

(... is a kind of capsule ) the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant

(... is a kind of capsule ) narrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae

(capsule is a part of ...) (botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule

Definition 8: put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume - [verb of change]

Samples where capsule or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • capsulize the news

Synonyms for capsule in the sense of this definition

(capsule is a kind of ...) make more concise

"condense the contents of a book into a summary"

Definition 9: enclose in a capsule - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for capsule in the sense of this definition

(capsule is a kind of ...) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

"Fog enveloped the house"

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