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auto caption

[ aw-toh kap-shuhn ]
/ ˈɔ toʊ ˌkæp ʃən /
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noun Digital Technology.
a transcription or translation of spoken language in video content, generated by a speech-recognition algorithm and displayed as a text overlay on the lower part of the screen: The AI doesn’t understand my thick accent, so the auto captions for my how-to videos have all kinds of funny errors.
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Also called au·to·mat·ic cap·tion [aw-tuh-mat-ik kap-shuhn] /ˌɔ təˈmæt ɪk ˈkæp ʃən/ .

Origin of auto caption

First recorded in 2000–05

OTHER WORDS FROM auto caption

au·to-cap·tion, verb (used with object)au·to-cap·tion·ed, adjectiveau·to cap·tion·ing, au·to-cap·tion·ing, noun
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