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Definitions of capture:
  • noun:   the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  • noun:   the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
  • noun:   the act of taking of a person by force
  • noun:   any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
  • noun:   a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
  • verb:   bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
    Example: "This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"
  • verb:   capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  • verb:   succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
    Example: "Capture the essence of Spring"
  • verb:   attract; cause to be enamored
    Example: "She captured all the men's hearts"
  • verb:   take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    Example: "The militia captured the castle"
  • verb:   succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

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