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chyron

[kahy-ron]
noun
  1. a text-based graphic overlay displayed at the bottom of a television screen or film frame, as closed captioning or the crawl of a newscast.
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Origin of chyron

after Chyron Corporation, the manufacturer of a broadcast graphics generator
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