microencapsulate

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

Definition of microencapsulate

transitive verb

: to enclose in a microcapsule

Other Words from microencapsulate

microencapsulation \ ˌmī-​krō-​in-​ˌkap-​sə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce microencapsulation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of microencapsulate

1963, in the meaning defined above

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microencapsulate

transitive verb
mi·​cro·​en·​cap·​su·​late | \ -in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce microencapsulate (audio) \
microencapsulated; microencapsulating

Medical Definition of microencapsulate

: to enclose in a microcapsule microencapsulated aspirin

Other Words from microencapsulate

microencapsulation \ -​in-​ˌkap-​sə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce microencapsulation (audio) \ noun

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