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open caption

[ oh puhn kap-shuhn ]
/ ˈoʊ pən ˈkæp ʃən /
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noun Movies, Television, Digital Technology.
a transcription or translation of dialogue, together with a written description of other audio elements, as sound effects, music, or atmospheric sounds, time-synchronized with a television program, film, or video, and displayed as a text overlay, usually on the lower part of the screen: Open captions are embedded in the source video and cannot be turned on and off. People who see your video on social media are probably watching with the sound turned down, so it’s a good idea to add open captions.Compare closed caption.
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Also called burned-in cap·tion [burnd-in kap-shuhn], /ˈbɜrnd ɪn ˈkæp ʃən/, baked-in cap·tion [beykt-in kap-shuhn] /ˈbeɪkt ɪn ˈkæp ʃən/ .

OTHER WORDS FROM open caption

o·pen-cap·tion, verb (used with object)o·pen-cap·tioned, adjectiveo·pen cap·tion·ing, o·pen-cap·tion·ing, noun
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