Definition of Closed-captioned

1. Adjective. Broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard-of-hearing viewers.

Category relationships: Telecasting, Television, Tv, Video
Participles: Caption

Definition of Closed-captioned

1. Adjective. (context: of a video recording or broadcast) Having captions that can only be seen with the appropriate equipment. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Closed-captioned

close the stable door after the horse has bolted
close to
close to home
close to one's vest
close to the vest
close to the wind
close together(p)
close up
close up shop
closed-angle glaucoma
closed-captioned (current term)
closed-circuit television
closed-cut valley
closed-end fund
closed-end investment company
closed-heart surgery
closed-loop obstruction
closed-loop system

Literary usage of Closed-captioned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adult Literacy And New Technologies: Tools For A Lifetime by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"3 See Rita M. Bean and Robert M. Wilson, "Using Closed Captioned Television to Teach Reading to Adults," Reading Research and Instruction, vol. 28, No. ..."

2. Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, 1991 (1993)
"(c) Examples of accessible or special goods include items such as brailled versions of books, books on audio cassettes, closed- captioned video tapes, ..."

3. The Arts and 504: A Handbook for Accessible Arts Programming by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Are videotapes produced in captioned or closed captioned versions? ... Closed captioned television today provides visual language input in a sufficient ..."

4. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accomodations and in (1993)
"As specified in ยง 36.307(c), accessible or special goods include such items as Brailled versions of books, books on audio-cassettes, closed captioned video ..."

5. Telecommunications Act of 1996: Public Law 104-104, February 8, 1996 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Such inquiry shall examine the extent to which existing or previously published programming is closed captioned, the size of the video programming provider ..."

6. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Other assistive listening, alerting, or caption decoder devices, like closed captioned television decoders, are available for improving communicative ..."

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