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English definition of “capsule”


noun [C]  /ˈkæp·səl, -sul/ us  

capsule noun [C] (MEDICINE)

a measured amount of medicine in a very small, rounded, soft container which is swallowed

capsule noun [C] (SPACECRAFT)

the part of an old-fashioned spacecraft where people lived and in which they returned to earth: the Apollo 11 capsule
(Definition of capsule from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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