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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How to use encapsulate in a sentence
The pandemic response has been a great example of that instinct, with McEnany’s briefing Wednesday encapsulating it neatly.McEnany has mastered the ‘all of the credit, none of the blame’ approach to the pandemic | Philip Bump | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
The Target incident almost perfectly encapsulates the adage, save for one important detail — Lively is adamant it wasn’t an ending.She fell into QAnon and went viral for destroying a Target mask display. Now she’s rebuilding her life. | Travis Andrews | November 11, 2020 | Washington Post
A large video dome surrounds him, nearly encapsulating his tiny body entirely inside the virtual reality setup.How Do We Remember Places? This Study Used Lasers and VR to Point the Way | Shelly Fan | November 10, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Having a book about women that references “girls” in the title would be controversial, but it encapsulates the sense of the book, which is the challenges they face.Former Facebook employee’s new book exposes Big Tech’s dirty secrets | Danielle Abril | October 25, 2020 | Fortune
Yet for a framework that encapsulates our best understanding of nature’s fundamental order, the Standard Model still lacks a coherent visualization.
The entire episode was encapsulated in that devastating opening flashback to the early days of the series.Latest ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode, ‘Ozymandias,’ Is Most Action-Packed Yet | Andrew Romano | September 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first is a major question, encapsulated in the article's title, but hardly addressed at all.
But before she left, she had encapsulated our defense and humanized Diana B. in a single statement.My First Autopsy Report: Excerpt From David Berg’s ‘Run, Brother, Run’` | David Berg | June 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It could have encapsulated the idea that David Cameron was molded by the Murdochs.
But within a year he came up with his best-ever idea—encapsulated in an equation that he said he wanted on his gravestone.
A cyst is usually the result of the abscess having been encapsulated and its wall not having been removed at the first operation.
They are encapsulated and vascular, frequently attain a large size, and may be single or multiple.
Larger bodies, such as needles or bullets, which are not capable of being destroyed by the phagocytes, become encapsulated.
The innocent form is usually fibrous or myxomatous, and is definitely encapsulated.
The granulation tissue may undergo caseation and liquefaction, or may become encapsulated by fibrous tissue—“encysted tubercle.”
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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