en·​cap·​su·​lat·​ed | \ in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce encapsulated (audio) , en- \

Definition of encapsulated

1 : surrounded by a gelatinous or membranous envelope encapsulated water bacteria
2 : condensed

Examples of encapsulated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The implementation of a digital twin is an encapsulated software object or model that mirrors a unique physical object, process, organization, person or other abstraction. Daniel Fallmann, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Closing arguments played out over three days, and offered a encapsulated versions of the different approaches to the evidence. Megan Crepeau, chicagotribune.com, 26 Sep. 2021 The encapsulated bottom is conducive to heat retention. Chris Hachey, BGR, 1 July 2021 With a focus on 100% recyclable packaging, this line offers a proprietary Bleu Molecule Complex (aka micro-encapsulated sugar molecules acting as a natural ingredient delivery system) that Rosales loves for clients who dye. Arden Fanning Andrews, Vogue, 15 Mar. 2021 The encapsulated powder loads through the breech and sits directly under the projectile. Brad Fenson, Outdoor Life, 28 Oct. 2020 In 2020, Federal Premium Ammunition introduced the FireStick, an encapsulated propellant that is easy to load and impervious to the elements, and that allows a break-action muzzleloader to be charged or uncharged within seconds. Brad Fenson, Outdoor Life, 28 Oct. 2020 Such encapsulated spaces promote pretend play, give children a sense of agency and power over their environment and even change social hierarchies among children — from leadership by brute physical strength to imaginative world-building skills. Malia Wollan, New York Times, 5 May 2020 Working with Marty became almost like an encapsulated ecosystem that vastly enhanced my knowledge and appreciation for cinema as an entire art form historically. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of encapsulated

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of encapsulated was in 1894

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9 May 2022

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“Encapsulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encapsulated. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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Medical Definition of encapsulated

: surrounded by a gelatinous or membranous envelope an encapsulated drug encapsulated bacteria

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