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time capsule

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Definition of time capsule in English:

noun

A container storing a selection of objects chosen as being typical of the present time, buried for discovery in the future: the opening of a time capsule dating from 1904 the house had stopped in time, like a time capsule
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  • On Monday, they'll bury a time capsule containing work from every child in the school - to be reopened in 2013.
  • Very soon, a vast time capsule will be buried containing all manner of goods and items intended to wholly embody 20th century life.
  • A window to the past was opened by pupils at a Yorkshire school yesterday, after the discovery of a time capsule dating back to 1891.

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