Meaning of “capsule” in the English Dictionary

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capsulenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæp·səl, -sul/

capsule noun [ C ] (MEDICINE)

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)