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Definition of caption. Meaning of caption. Synonyms of caption

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word caption. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word caption and, of course, caption synonyms and on the right images related to the word caption.

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

- image captions, see wikipedia:manual of style (captions) caption may refer to: an element of comics where words appear in a separate box caption (comics
- caption is an annual comics convention specialising in british small press comics. it was first held in oxford in january 1992, subsequently being held
- closed captioning (cc) and subtitling are both processes of displaying text on a television, video screen, or other visual display to provide additional
- a caption contest or caption competition is a competition between multiple parti****nts, who are required to give the best description for a certain image
- caption that is an online multiplayer caption writing game where players write captions for a given image and then vote for their favourite from the list
- e-captioning is a workflow for adding closed captioning data to video tapes and files. this process uses software to encode the closed captioning data
- for other uses, see subtitle (disambiguation) and closed captioning. subtitles are derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog
- the rear window captioning system (rwc) is a method for presenting, through captions, a transcript of the audio portion of a film in theatres for deaf
- photo captions, also known as cutlines, are a few lines of text used to explain or elaborate on published photographs. in some cases captions and cutlines
- the national captioning institute (nci) is a non-profit organization that provides real-time and off-line closed captioning, subtitling & translation,