The act of enclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to enclose it in a capsule.
A shortened form of a work
is a statement of the essence of a subject in the shortest possible form
is applied either to a concise, systematic treatment, generally more comprehensive in scope than a synopsis, and, in the case of technical material, often arranged under titles for quick reference or to a collection of articles, stories, etc. condensed from other publications
is a condensed, orderly treatment, as of the plot of a novel, that permits a quick general view of the whole
is a brief statement of the main points of the matter under consideration and especially connotes a recapitulating statement
is applied to a concise statement of the main points of a law case
is a short statement of the essential contents of a book, article, speech, court record, etc. often used as an index to the original material
describes a work condensed from a larger work by omitting the less important parts, but keeping the main contents more or less unaltered
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