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It has an unmanned turret, radar used in fighter jets and an armoured capsule for crew. The Sun (2016)This is already done when a free form amino acid capsule is taken. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)There is not enough air in the space capsule to keep the three astronauts alive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And taking it in a capsule form feels no worse than taking a paracetamol. The Sun (2010)It was first used on space capsules. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How do you eat without filling the space capsule with blobs of salad dressing? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its nauseous taste is the main limitation to wider use and it is generally given in capsule form with other remedies. The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985)They recently designed a capsule collection for Topshop. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sceptics question whether the animal or space capsule got back - or whether it was a hoax. The Sun (2013)People who take fish oil capsules differ in so many ways from those who do not that it is impossible to correct completely for these differences. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When an electric charge is applied, the pigments are either repelled from or pulled to the surface of the capsule to form virtual ink. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be opened up from six inches to 28 inches to allow a metal capsule to be lowered and lift the men to the surface. The Sun (2010)And it told how to take Tamiflu in powder, not capsule form. The Sun (2006)He waved and got into the Tory bus, a giant blue space capsule visiting from another world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Food supplements can help you to lose weight Add omega-3 oils as a capsule or liquid to a smoothie or porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their situation reminds me of the early days of our Apollo space programs, when astronauts were blasted into the sky aboard small capsules. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'capsule'
British English: capsule /ˈkæpsjuːl/ NOUN
A capsule is a small container with powdered or liquid medicine inside, which you swallow whole.
- American English: capsule
- Arabic: كَبْسُولَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cápsula
- Chinese: 胶囊
- Croatian: kapsula
- Czech: tobolka želatinový obal na léčiva
- Danish: kapsel
- Dutch: capsule
- European Spanish: cápsula
- Finnish: kapseli
- French: capsule
- German: Kapsel
- Greek: κάψουλα
- Italian: capsula
- Japanese: カプセル
- Korean: 캡슐
- Norwegian: kapsel
- Polish: kapsułka
- European Portuguese: cápsula
- Romanian: capsulă
- Russian: капсула
- Spanish: cápsula
- Swedish: kapsel
- Thai: ยาที่อยู่ในหลอดเล็กๆ
- Turkish: kapsül
- Ukrainian: капсула
- Vietnamese: thuốc con nhộng
Definition of capsule from the Collins English Dictionary
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