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Closed captioning

LC control 85027134
Topical headingClosed captioning
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Variant(s)Captioning, Closed
Close captioning
Closed caption television
Closed caption video recordings
Television captioning (Closed captioning)
Video captioning (Closed captioning)
See alsoHearing impaired--Services for
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Translating and interpreting
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Subtitles (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
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Scope noteHere are entered works on the display of the audio portion of motion pictures, television programs, etc., as text on the screen for the benefit of people with hearing impairments. Works on translations of dialogue into another language that appear on the screen during motion pictures, television programs, etc. are entered under Subtitles (Motion pictures, television, etc.).
Subject example tracingNote under Subtitles (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Found inRandom House dict. (closed-captioned)
American Heritage dict. (closed-captioned)
Encarta dict. (closed-captioned)
LC database, June 2, 2000 (closed captioning; television captioning)
World Wide Web, June 2, 2000 (closed captioning; close captioning; television captioning; video captioning)
Federal Communications Commission WWW site, Dec. 14, 2020: Closed captioning on television (Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen, providing a critical link to news, entertainment and information for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.)