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capsules

noun
plural of capsule

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1 a small mass containing medicine to be taken orally
  • took an antibiotic capsule three times a day for a week

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2 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • a capsule containing all sorts of items from our era that is to be opened 100 years from now

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3 a short statement of the main points
  • capsules of the day's major news stories appear on the paper's second page

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capsules

verb
present tense third-person singular of capsule

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to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • newscasts that capsule complex, important stories into one-minute bits for easy digestion by viewers

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“Capsules.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/capsules. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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