microencapsulate

verb

mi·​cro·​en·​cap·​su·​late ˌmī-krō-in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce microencapsulate (audio)
microencapsulated; microencapsulating; microencapsulates

transitive verb

: to enclose in a microcapsule
microencapsulation noun

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of microencapsulate was in 1963

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Cite this Entry

“Microencapsulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microencapsulate. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

microencapsulate

transitive verb
mi·​cro·​en·​cap·​su·​late -in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce microencapsulate (audio)
microencapsulated; microencapsulating
: to enclose in a microcapsule
microencapsulated aspirin
microencapsulation noun
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