[en-kap-suh l, -syool]

verb (used with or without object), en·cap·suled, en·cap·sul·ing.

Origin of encapsule

First recorded in 1875–80; en-1 + capsule
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Examples from the Web for encapsuled

Historical Examples of encapsuled

  • A portion of ham sent to me swarmed with recently encapsuled Trichin.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • 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

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