to place in or as if in a capsule.
to summarize or condense.
to become enclosed in or as if in a capsule.
- en·cap·su·la·tion [en-kap-suh-ley-shuhn, -syoo-], /ɛnˌkæp səˈleɪ ʃən, -syʊ-/, noun
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The term has been in popular use for little more than a decade, but the ideas it encapsulates have been around for a lifetime.Artificial general intelligence: Are we close, and does it even make sense to try? | Will Heaven | October 15, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Those figures encapsulate the hit his small business, Samovar Tea, has taken in revenues, employee count, and number of stores open, respectively.What small-business owners need from the 2020 election | Anne Sraders | September 30, 2020 | Fortune
The meaning of trust for Google’s local results was expanded to encapsulate the security and well-being of its searchers through the transactional environment itself.A new era has arrived in local search: Google’s Local Trust Pack | Justin Sanger | September 18, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The challenge embraced a one-two formula for accelerating scientific progress, most recently encapsulated by research into Covid-19.How a Crowdsourcing Challenge Turbocharged Brain Research During Lockdown | Shelly Fan | June 2, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Altogether, the dataset provided nearly 1,100 hours of EEG recordings from almost 700 patients, which encapsulated more than 3,500 seizure events.How a Crowdsourcing Challenge Turbocharged Brain Research During Lockdown | Shelly Fan | June 2, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Much of the credit goes to the actors, who all fully encapsulate their roles.‘American Hustle’: A Sexy, Gleefully Chaotic Caper Starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence | Marlow Stern | December 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are few recordings in any genre that more perfectly encapsulate the sheer joy of singing.Christmas Music Sucks (Mostly), but Here’s a Playlist of Holiday Gems | Malcolm Jones | December 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
This week, books that encapsulate the enthusiasm of youth and the battered truth of age, from Danielewski to Daniel Mendelsohn.
This Noah Smith post on poverty in Japan seems to encapsulate it pretty well.
Today's cameras-from the disposables to the fully automated-encapsulate everything we have to know to operate them.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for encapsulate
to enclose or be enclosed in or as if in a capsule
(tr) to sum up in a short or concise form; condense; abridge
- encapsulation or incapsulation, noun
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