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chyron

[ kahy-ron ]
/ ˈkaɪ rɒn /
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noun

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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