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encapsulate

[en′kap·sə‚lāt]
(science and technology)
To surround, encase, or enclose as if in a capsule; for example, the formation of a protective coating around a bacterium, or the enclosure of an item such as an electronic component in plastic.

encapsulate

To enclose, wrap or contain. Numerous electronic formats, including graphics, audio, video and especially network packets, are containers for the data. The actual data reside within the header and footer data of the container and are said to be "encapsulated" within the format. At the receiving end, the data are extracted ("decapsulated") for playback.
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But obviously, any manifold that encapsulates easily will not be a popular choice among those of us who have to fix or run it.
The iSCSI initiator driver encapsulates these SCSI commands and data into iSCSI packets that are, in turn, encapsulated into TCP/IP packets.
Company has drawn upon its process technology and advanced Ploughshare[R] action to develop a vastly superior encapsulation system that encapsulates in a single vessel without the need of drying the product after encapsulation.
Balchem Encapsulates developed an encapsulated solution for human choline fortification called Vitashure[TM] Choline.
The polymer fully encapsulates the wood to create a weatherproof and waterproof product.
Thus, this proprietary sphingosomal drug delivery platform encapsulates approved anticancer agents within the aqueous interior of small liposomes to potentially enhance the therapeutic index of these existing anticancer treatments.