chyron

[ kahy-ron ]
/ ˈkaɪ rɒn /

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.

Nearby words

  1. chymopoiesis,
  2. chymosin,
  3. chymotrypsin,
  4. chymotrypsinogen,
  5. chypre,
  6. chytrid,
  7. chávez, cesar,
  8. châlons,
  9. châlons-en-champagne,
  10. chât.

Origin of chyron

after Chyron Corporation, the manufacturer of a broadcast graphics generator

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