closed-captioned

closed-captioned
closed-cap|tioned [ ,klouzd `kæpʃənd ] adjective
a closed-captioned television program has the words being spoken written at the bottom of the screen for people who do not hear well

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  • closed captioned — adj AmE if a television programme is closed captioned, you are able to read the words that are said at the bottom of your screen, if you have a special piece of equipment attached to your television …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • closed-captioned — [klōzd′kap′shənd] adj. designating or of TV programs featuring captions for the deaf which are made visible only by means of a special decoding device …   English World dictionary

  • closed-captioned — UK [ˌkləʊzd ˈkæpʃ(ə)nd] / US [ˌkloʊzd ˈkæpʃənd] adjective a closed captioned television programme has the words being spoken written at the bottom of the screen for people who do not hear well …   English dictionary

  • closed-captioned — closed′ cap′tioned adj. rtv (of a television program) broadcast with captions that are visible only with the use of a decoder • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • closed-captioned — adjective Having captions that can only be seen with the appropriate equipment. See Also: open captioned …   Wiktionary

  • closed-captioned — adjective Date: 1979 of a television program broadcast with captions that appear only on the screen of a receiver equipped with a decoder …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • closed-captioned — /klohzd kap sheuhnd/, adj. (of a television program) broadcast with captions, as for the hearing impaired, that are visible only with the use of a decoder attached to the television set. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • closed-captioned — adjective broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard of hearing viewers • Topics: ↑television, ↑telecasting, ↑TV, ↑video • Participle of verb: ↑caption …   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 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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