closed-captioning
noun Date: 1978 a service that provides closed-captioned programming

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  • closed captioning — closed captioning, use of closed captions in television programming: »The closed captioning system operates through the imposition of encoded visual subtitles (The Deaf American) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Closed captioning — Jack Foley created the CC in a TV symbol while senior graphic designer at WGBH. Closed captioning is the process of displaying text on a television, video screen or other visual display to provide additional or interpretive information to… …   Wikipedia

  • Closed Captioning — Herstellung von Teletext Untertiteln Untertitel bezeichnen Textzeilen, die in einem Film oder einem Fernsehbild meist am unteren Rand eingeblendet werden, um gesprochene Inhalte aus einer Fremdsprache zu übersetzen oder sie für Hörgeschädigte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • closed captioning — noun The display of text on a television or video screen, usually a transcription of the audio portion of a program as it occurs (either verbatim or in edited form), used by the hearing impaired and language learners. Closed captions are encoded… …   Wiktionary

  • closed-captioning — noun provide (a programme) with closed captions. → closed caption …   English new terms dictionary

  • closed captioning — /kloʊzd ˈkæpʃənɪŋ/ (say klohzd kapshuhning) noun a system to assist deaf people and those whose hearing is impaired, whereby television programs are broadcast with captions which are made visible only by using a special decoder. Abbrev.: CC… …   Australian English dictionary

  • closed captioning — WikiB Text version of a program s dialogue, overlaid on the screen by an equipped television set for the hearing impaired …   Audio and video glossary

  • closed-captioning — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Captioning — Herstellung von Teletext Untertiteln Untertitel bezeichnen Textzeilen, die in einem Film oder einem Fernsehbild meist am unteren Rand eingeblendet werden, um gesprochene Inhalte aus einer Fremdsprache zu übersetzen oder sie für Hörgeschädigte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • closed caption — chiefly N. Amer. noun one of a series of subtitles to a television programme, accessible through a decoder. verb (closed caption) [usu. as noun closed captioning] provide (a programme) with closed captions. Derivatives closed captioned adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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