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adjective as in shortened form

noun as in tablet, usually medicine

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The capsule did safely return to Earth, however, and provided valuable test data on the way.

That portion is based on Lockheed Martin’s Orion crew capsule that will be used to take humans into space on other missions.

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That would make it a time capsule of the early solar system.

“In terms of a small capsule project, we haven’t done those kinds of numbers before,” he told Quartz.

From Quartz

Later assessments by those with a firmer grasp of physics estimated the capsule would have hit the water at a bone-mulching 180 mph.

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What waited was a capsule that was just as majestic as the celebration.

A 1914 time capsule forgotten for years was finally opened at the New York Historical Society.

The New York Historical Society plans to seal a new time capsule this week that is more reflective of our current pop culture.

The treasures found within the capsule were mostly records that reflected those immediately involved with its planning.

In addition to acting and singing, the British model is now set to launch her first capsule collection with DKNY this November.

Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).

Recognition of the pneumococcus depends upon its morphology, the fact that it is Gram-staining, and the presence of a capsule.

When they form short chains, demonstration of the capsule is necessary to distinguish them from streptococci.

During the time it is red, the outer shell is soft, but ultimately becomes perfectly hard, and resembles a wooden capsule.

It has a flower of pale green color and its fruit is a capsule containing three small brown seeds, with patches of black.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capsule, such as: abridged, canned, condensed, epitomized, pocket, and tabloid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.