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live caption

[ lahyv-kap-shuhn ]
/ ˈlaɪv ˈkæp ʃən /
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noun Digital Technology.
a real-time transcription or translation of spoken language in live streaming or other live video content, displayed as a text overlay on the lower part of the screen: Are there live captions for the football game?
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Also called real-time cap·tion [ree-uhl-tahym-kap-shuhn, reel-] /ˈri əlˈtaɪm ˈkæp ʃən, ˈril-/ .

Origin of live caption

First recorded in 1980–85; live2 + caption

OTHER WORDS FROM live caption

live-cap·tion, verb (used with object)live-cap·tioned, adjectivelive cap·tion·ing, live-cap·tion·ing, noun
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