capsulize capsulize

Definition(s):

  1. (v) enclose in a capsule
  2. (v) put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

Usage(s):

  1. The press has to capsulize things that people can absorb.
  2. Ellsberg's feelings were also indicated by a combat photograph he took, which seemed to capsulize the individual GI's frustration and anger at the war's futility.

News

  • 'Surfin' USA' at the Bureau County Fair

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Fair will present The Beach Boys at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. Tickets will go on sale June 7. You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold.
    on February 28, 2014     Source: Bureau County Republican

Quotes

  1. "He just was all supportive," Torre said last night when asked about The Boss' message. "Just basically was all about support. I don't want to give you word for word what went on, but I can capsulize it by saying that."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source: Newsday

  2. Ensberg said, "The guy fishes with dynamite. I grew up surfing in Hermosa Beach, and he talks about throwing sticks of dynamite in a pond to shock the fish, then grabbing them. That should capsulize the guy."
    on Oct 25, 2005 By: Morgan Ensberg Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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profusion profusion
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