1. capsule, container

usage: a small container

2. capsule, pill, lozenge, tablet, tab

usage: a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

3. capsule, pericarp, seed vessel

usage: a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses

4. condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsule, summary, sum-up

usage: a shortened version of a written work

5. capsule, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure

usage: a structure that encloses a body part

6. space capsule, capsule, spacecraft, ballistic capsule, space vehicle

usage: a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space

7. ejection seat, ejector seat, capsule, seat

usage: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute


1. capsule, capsulate, capsulize, capsulise, envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose

usage: enclose in a capsule

2. encapsulate, capsule, capsulize, capsulise, digest, condense, concentrate

usage: put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"

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