- a transcription or translation of dialogue and a written description of other audio elements, as sound effects, music, or atmospheric sounds, displayed as a graphic overlay on the lower part of the screen in a television program, film, video, or video game.
- subtitle (def. 3a).
- a title or annotation displayed as a graphic overlay on the screen in a television program, film, video, or video game, as to set the scene, name a location, or specify a time or date.
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The publisher has also beefed up the length of captions to add context around the posts, encouraging people to read more.How The Economist has tripled the number of subscribers driven by LinkedIn|Lucinda Southern|September 14, 2020|Digiday
Tap and drag the captions to move them, or double-tap them to increase or decrease their size.
The next time any app plays audio or video, you should see closed captions appear in real time.
On video streaming appsJust about every video streaming app you’ll come across will have an option for closed captions.
This means that if you want captions, you’ll have to rely on the smart AI-powered voice recognition systems built into your video-calling app of choice.
Girma sent a letter to TED, urging it to caption all the videos, but she says the response indicated disinterest.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That|Nina Strochlic|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The warning came with the caption from jamesb, “Keene was too lit last night.”FinnaRage Wants You to Rage at Its Parties. So What if It Ends Up a Riot?|Melanie Plenda|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In February, he posed with Shilene George in a photo with the caption, “I have the best girlfriend in the whole world!!”The Homecoming Prince Who Tweeted His Killing Spree|Brandy Zadrozny|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His Facebook profile has a photograph of Ford as Indiana Jones above a caption that reads, “The other me.”
The caption reads: “Israeli Air Force Kills Children In Gaza.”Israel, Hamas, WhatsApp and Hacked Phones in the Gaza Psy-War|Itay Hod|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The scheme is made for three years' wear and is given with the caption that the girls themselves chose.The American Country Girl|Martha Foote Crow
Under this caption must be placed certain conditions that may under given circumstances be important.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Fly-away Peg, they called her, and the way she flew to school on her blue roan might easily have merited the caption.The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong|Lillian Garis
Such objects have a distinct status, and it is the part of good sense to give them, as occupying that status, a distinct caption.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
The illustrations themselves (and the book name portion of the caption) were printed correctly.The Boy Scouts Down in Dixie|Herbert Carter