verb (used with object), cap·tured, cap·tur·ing.
- to enter (data) into a computer for processing or storage.
- to record (data) in preparation for such entry.
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The chances of capture were too slim, the potential payoffs too high.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town|Andrew Zaleski|February 9, 2021|Popular Science
Maybe a new wetlands project or a big carbon scoop in the sky, called direct-air capture technology, which theoretically sucks carbon out of the atmosphere.
Abt Associates of Rockville appointed Matthew Strobl vice president for data capture strategies and innovation.Washington-area appointments and promotions for Feb. 1||January 31, 2021|Washington Post
The image capture isn’t the only place where speed has improved.Sony’s pro-grade Alpha 1 is the first in a whole new category of cameras|Stan Horaczek|January 26, 2021|Popular Science
A year ago, Microsoft announced plans to create a $1 billion fund for “carbon reduction, capture, and removal technologies,” as it looks to cancel out its entire historic emissions.What Musk’s $100 million carbon capture prize could mean|James Temple|January 22, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
Thankfully, someone was there to capture this “jit going ham,” as the cameraman put it.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Family members say he developed also liver cancer after his capture.
Next to the house is the site where Ziad began building a home for his family before his capture.
Morales made his way to Mexico, where an effort to capture him led to a shootout, which ended with a local cop being killed.
Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.
The events which succeeded this fortunate capture are too well known to require more than a very brief recapitulation.
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Altogether, we spent five consecutive days hovering around that collection of law-enforcers, in imminent risk of capture.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The capture of Independence greatly elated the guerrillas, and recruits came pouring in by the hundreds.