Encapsulate vs. Incapsulate

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  • Encapsulate (verb)

    To enclose something as if in a capsule.

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    To epitomize something by expressing it as a brief summary.

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    To enclose objects in a common interface in a way that makes them interchangeable, and guards their states from invalid changes.

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    To enclose data in packets that can be transmitted using a given protocol.

  • Incapsulate (verb)

    alternative form of encapsulate

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    enclose (something) in or as if in a capsule

    “the company would encapsulate the asbestos waste in concrete pellets”

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    enclose (a message or signal) in a set of codes which allow transfer across networks

    “data requested is encapsulated and can be manipulated”

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    provide an interface for (a piece of software or hardware) to allow or simplify access for the user

    “third-party vendors can encapsulate their tools to run with this software backplane”

  • Encapsulate (verb)

    express the essential features of (something) succinctly

    “the conclusion is encapsulated in one sentence”

Oxford Dictionary

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