Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
capsule /'kæpsju:l/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) quả nang
    • (giải phẫu) bao vỏ
    • (dược học) bao con nhộng
    • bao thiếc bịt nút chai
    • (hoá học) nồi con, capxun
    • đầu mang khí cụ khoa học (của tên lửa vũ trụ)
Concise Dictionary
+a small container
+a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
+a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
+a shortened version of a written work
+a structure that encloses a body part
+a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
+a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
+enclose in a capsule
+put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a small container which has a measured amount of a medicine inside and which dissolves when you swallow it: The medicine can be taken in tablet or capsule form. + Take two 30ml capsules a day.
2 a small plastic container with a substance or liquid inside
3 the part of a spacecraft in which people travel and that often separates from the main rocket: the cramped conditions of a space capsule
4 (technical) a shell or container for seeds or eggs in some plants and animals
Collocation Dictionary


swallow, take
To avoid capture by the enemy, he swallowed a cyanide capsule.


contain sth
capsules containing a poisonous drug

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