capsule capsule  /ˈkæp səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small container
  2. (n) a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
  3. (n) a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
  4. (n) a shortened version of a written work
  5. (n) a structure that encloses a body part
  6. (n) a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
  7. (n) a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
  8. (v) enclose in a capsule
  9. (v) put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

Usage(s):

  1. That's when I actually saw the big yellow capsules on his bedside table.
  2. A has seen the future, and it is the space capsule.
  3. Tamiflu capsules in the Roche packaging facility in Switzerland.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Global Fibromyalgia Pipeline Capsule - 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Fibromyalgia Pipeline Capsule - 2013" report to their offe
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Global Malignant Melanoma Pipeline Capsule - 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Malignant Melanoma Pipeline Capsule - 2013" repo
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. WellStar Health System to Implement Capsule's DataCaptorTM Software

    ANDOVER, Mass. -- Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that WellStar Health System, Marietta, GA will deploy its DataCaptor(TM) software across ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I felt like I had a cramp in my ankle, which is the most strange thing ever," he said. "Basically, what they said is that you have a capsule and somehow I irritated it. My whole entire ankle locked up. I basically treated it, and, just about...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Kevin Youkilis Source: Providence Journal

  2. "We'd gone through the whole Sixties and nobody had made a film about anybody smoking grass without going out and killing a bunch of nurses," Hopper told Entertainment Weekly in 2005. "I wanted Easy Rider to be a time capsule for people about...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Dennis Hopper Source: MorungExpress

  3. "These factors have combined to keep our petroleum sector in prison in a 1970 time capsule, isolated from the many advances in technology that the industry has made," al-Shahristani said.
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Hussain al-Shahristani Source: FOXNews

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