time capsule

time capsule
'time .capsule
a container that is filled with objects from a particular time, so that people in the future will know what life was like then

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • time capsule — time ,capsule noun count a container filled with typical things from a particular time and buried under the ground so that people in the future will learn about life at that time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • time capsule — ► NOUN ▪ a container storing a selection of objects chosen as being typical of the present time, buried for discovery in the future …   English terms dictionary

  • time capsule — ☆ time capsule n. a container in which articles, documents, etc. representative of current civilization are encased, to be buried or otherwise preserved for a future age …   English World dictionary

  • Time capsule — A time capsule is a historic cache of goods and/or information, usually intended as a method of communication with people in the future. Time capsules are sometimes created and buried during celebrations such as a World Fair, cornerstone laying… …   Wikipedia

  • Time Capsule — Apple Time Capsule Time Capsule (рус. капсула времени)  устройство, выпускаемое компанией Apple Inc. Time Capsule  это сочетание жёсткого диск …   Википедия

  • time capsule — noun container for preserving historical records to be discovered at some future time • Hypernyms: ↑container * * * noun, pl ⋯ sules [count] : a container that is filled with things (such as newspapers or clothing) from the present time and that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • time capsule — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms time capsule : singular time capsule plural time capsules a container that is filled with typical things from a particular time and buried under the ground so that people in the future will learn about life at… …   English dictionary

  • time capsule — noun Date: 1938 1. a container holding historical records or objects representative of current culture that is deposited (as in a cornerstone) for preservation until discovery by some future age 2. something resembling a time capsule < sunken… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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