Meaning of ENCAPSULATE in English

en ‧ cap ‧ su ‧ late /ɪnˈkæpsjəleɪt, ɪnˈkæpsjʊleɪt $ -sə-/ BrE AmE verb [transitive]

1 . to express or show something in a short way SYN sum up :

The words of the song neatly encapsulate the mood of the country at that time.

encapsulate something in something

Her whole philosophy can be encapsulated in this one sentence.

2 . to completely cover something with something else, especially in order to prevent a substance getting out

encapsulate something in something

The leaking fuel rods will be encapsulated in lead.

—encapsulation /ɪnˌkæpsjəˈleɪʃ ə n, ɪnˌkæpsjʊˈleɪʃ ə n $ -sə-/ noun [uncountable and countable]

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