Definition of Encapsulate

1. Verb. Enclose in a capsule or other small container.

Generic synonyms: Close In, Enclose, Inclose, Shut In
Derivative terms: Encapsulation, Encapsulation



2. Verb. Put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume. "Capsulize the news"
Exact synonyms: Capsule, Capsulise, Capsulize
Generic synonyms: Concentrate, Condense, Digest
Derivative terms: Capsule, Capsule

Definition of Encapsulate

1. Verb. (transitive) To cover something as if in a capsule. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To epitomize something by expressing it as a brief summary. ¹

3. Verb. (computers programming in object-oriented programming) to enclose objects in a common interface in a way that makes them interchangeable, and guards their states from invalid changes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encapsulate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Encapsulate Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Encapsulate Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Encapsulate

encamp
encamped
encamping
encampment
encampments
encamps
encanker
encankered
encankering
encankers
encantation
encapsidated
encapsidation
encapsulant
encapsulants
encapsulate (current term)
encapsulated
encapsulated delusion
encapsulates
encapsulating
encapsulation
encapsulations
encapsule
encapsuled
encapsules
encapsuling
encapture
encaptured
encaptures
encapturing

Literary usage of Encapsulate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1891)
"When this irritation is stronger, or the tissues more active, fibroid changes encapsulate the offending mass, unless a general inflammatory necrosis ..."

2. Elementary and Dental Radiography by Howard Riley Raper (1918)
"Should Canal Tilling There has been .much discussion recently as to material encapsulate whether canal filling material should just reach the £"*• end of ..."

3. Programming in Lua by Roberto Ierusalimschy (2003)
"If you need to handle errors in Lua, you should use the pcall function (protected call) to encapsulate your code. Suppose you want to run a piece of Lua ..."

4. Proceedings of the Connecticut Medical Society by Connecticut Medical Society (1888)
""When this irritation is stronger, or the tissues more active, fibroid changes encapsulate the offending mass, unless a general inflammatory necrosis ..."

5. Information Management: Challenges in Managing and Preserving Electronic Records by Linda D. Koontz (2003)
"The Victoria archive uses XML to encapsulate records along with standardized metadata describing each record in a Victorian Electronic Record Strategy ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1891)
"When this irritation is stronger, or the tissues more active, fibroid changes encapsulate the offending mass, unless a general inflammatory necrosis ..."

7. Elementary and Dental Radiography by Howard Riley Raper (1918)
"Should Canal Tilling There has been .much discussion recently as to material encapsulate whether canal filling material should just reach the £"*• end of ..."

8. Programming in Lua by Roberto Ierusalimschy (2003)
"If you need to handle errors in Lua, you should use the pcall function (protected call) to encapsulate your code. Suppose you want to run a piece of Lua ..."

9. Proceedings of the Connecticut Medical Society by Connecticut Medical Society (1888)
""When this irritation is stronger, or the tissues more active, fibroid changes encapsulate the offending mass, unless a general inflammatory necrosis ..."

10. Information Management: Challenges in Managing and Preserving Electronic Records by Linda D. Koontz (2003)
"The Victoria archive uses XML to encapsulate records along with standardized metadata describing each record in a Victorian Electronic Record Strategy ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Encapsulate

Search for Encapsulate on Dictionary.com!Search for Encapsulate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Encapsulate on Google!Search for Encapsulate on Wikipedia!

Search