HyperDic: capsule

English > 9 senses of the word capsule:
NOUNartifactcapsulea small container
artifactcapsulea pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
plantcapsulea dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
communicationcapsule, condensation, abridgement, abridgmenta shortened version of a written work
bodycapsulea structure that encloses a body part
artifactcapsule, space capsulea spacecraft designed to transport / transport people and support human life in outer space
artifactcapsule, ejection seat, ejector seata pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency
VERBcontactcapsule, capsulate, capsulize, capsuliseenclose in a capsule
changecapsule, encapsulate, capsulize, capsuliseput in a short / short or concise form
capsule > pronunciation
Soundskae'psahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small container.
NarrowerpaintballA capsule filled with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game / game of paintball
BroadercontainerAny 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)
Adjectivescapsularof or relating to a capsule
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside.
Broaderpill, lozenge, tablet, tabA dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
Spanishcápsula
Catalancàpsula
Adjectivescapsularof or relating to a capsule
Verbscapsulateenclose in a capsule
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningA dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses.
Partsperistome(botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule
Narrowerbilocular capsuleA capsule divided into two cells or compartments
bollThe rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant
silique, siliquaNarrow elongated seed capsule peculiar to the family Cruciferae
Broaderpericarp, seed vesselThe ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
Spanishcápsula
Catalancàpsula
Adjectivesbicapsulardivided into two capsules or having a two-part capsule
capsularof or relating to a capsule
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA shortened version of a written work.
Synonymscondensation, abridgement, abridgment
Broadersummary, sum-upA brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
Spanishabreviación, abreviatura, cápsula, compendio, condensación, reducción, resumen
Catalanabreujament, abreviació, càpsula, resum
Verbscapsulize, capsuliseput in a short / short or concise form
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningA structure that encloses a body part.
Narrowereyeball, orbThe ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
lens capsuleA tenuous mesoblastic membrane surrounding the lens of the eye
malpighian body, malpighian corpuscle, renal corpuscleThe capsule that contains Bowman's capsule and a glomerulus at the expanded end of a nephron
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishcápsula
Catalancàpsula
Adjectivescapsularof or relating to a capsule
capsularresembling a capsule
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA spacecraft designed to transport / transport people and support human life in outer space.
Synonymspace capsule
Broaderspacecraft, ballistic capsule, space vehicleA craft capable of traveling in outer space
Spanishcápsula espacial
Catalancàpsula espacial
English > capsule: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute.
Synonymsejection seat, ejector seat
Part ofcockpitcompartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
BroaderseatAny support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
Spanishasiento eyectable, cápsula
English > capsule: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningenclose in a capsule.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscapsulate, capsulize, capsulise
Broaderenvelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, encloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
Spanishencapsular
English > capsule: 9 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningput in a short / short or concise form; reduce in volume.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsencapsulate, capsulize, capsulise
Broaderdigest, condense, concentratemake more concise
Spanishcomprimir, condensar
Catalancomprimir, condensar

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