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tr.v. mi·cro·en·cap·su·lat·ed, mi·cro·en·cap·su·lat·ing, mi·cro·en·cap·su·lates
To enclose in microcapsules.

mi′cro·en·cap′su·la′tion n.
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(ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɛnˌkæp səˈleɪ ʃən, -syʊ-)

the process of enclosing chemicals in microcapsules.
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