Definition of caption. Meaning of caption. Synonyms of caption

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Definition of caption

Caption Cap"tion, n. [L. captio, fr. caper to take. In senses 3 and 4, perhaps confounded in meaning with L. caput a head. See Capacious.] 1. A caviling; a sophism. [Obs.] This doctrine is for caption and contradiction. --Bacon. 2. The act of taking or arresting a person by judicial process. [R.] --Bouvier. 3. (Law) That part of a legal instrument, as a commission, indictment, etc., which shows where, when, and by what authority, it was taken, found, or executed. --Bouvier. --Wharton. 4. The heading of a chapter, section, or page. [U. S.]

Meaning of caption from wikipedia

- caption is an annual comic convention specialising in british small press comics . it was first held in oxford in january 1992,
- caption may refer to: caption (comics convention), a small press and independent comic convention held annually in oxford, england
- 'intertitle' is an academic term invented long after the advent of sound film (see also subtitle (captioning) and supertitle ).
- the separate subtitles are used for dvd , blu-ray and television teletext /dvb subtitling or eia-608 captioning, which are hidden
- closed captioning (or abbreviated: cc) and subtitling are both processes of displaying text on a television , video screen , or other
- lower thirds are also often known as 'cg' or captions, and sometimes chyrons in north america, due to the po****rity of chyron
- photo captions, also known as cutlines, are a few lines of text used to explain or elaborate on published photographs in some cases captions
- a caption contest or caption competition is a competition between multiple parti****nts, who are required to give the best description for a
- caption that is an online multiplayer caption writing game where players write captions for a given image and then vote for their favourite
- redirect wikipedia:manual of style#captions to project , to section , from shortcut