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encapsulation

Definitions of encapsulation
  1. noun
    the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)
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    type of:
    physical process, process
    a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
  2. noun
    the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)
    “the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths”
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    type of:
    condition, status
    a state at a particular time
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