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noun

a computer-generated squiggly-letter test that must be typed in by Internet/Web users to prove they are human

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In order to send an email about a New York Times article, the site makes you type in a captcha.

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by 2001; acronym for Completely Automatic Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart

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  • We must have roasts and steaks now, besides what my father used to call cape cod turkey,—that's codfish, my dear.

    The Opened Shutters Clara Louise Burnham

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