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[en-kap-suh l, -syool] /ɛnˈkæp səl, -syul/
verb (used with or without object), encapsuled, encapsuling.
Origin of encapsule
First recorded in 1875-80; en-1 + capsule Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A science was encapsuled here which could speak of war and curiosity as discontent, but could say nothing definite of contentment.

    Warlord of Kor Terry Gene Carr
  • A portion of ham sent to me swarmed with recently encapsuled Trichin.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • It develops during the encapsuled state into a cystic worm, equivalent to the sporocyst of Trematoda.

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