from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Broadcast with captions that can be seen only on a specially equipped receiver: closed-captioned television for the hearing-impaired.
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- adj. Having captions that can only be seen with the appropriate equipment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard-of-hearing viewers
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Kyle saw that the closed-captioned broadcast was reporting on a citywide blackout in Philadelphia.
I've got a closed-captioned TV on a ten foot stand.
In addition, it is not isolating when one has access to communication accommodations such as closed-captioned television, sign-language interpreters at meetings and conferences and access to telecommunications technology, such as video phones, e-mail and PDAs.
If I posted a closed-captioned edition of the new Star Trek movie on my web site and Paramount insisted I take it down, it wouldn't make sense for me to argue that my edition allows the deaf to enjoy the movie, and why does Paramount hate deaf people.
And in January, the search giant released a test version of Google Video, an online search engine that peruses the closed-captioned text of broadcasted TV shows to find relevant clips to Web queries.
The ad will also be closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
The closed-captioned disc features subtitles in French and Spanish but no secondary audio tracks.
I really HATE the fact that cable shows, and DVD extras don't need to be closed-captioned.
FONDA: Because I found out there were 17 million deaf people in the United States and the Academy Awards were not closed-captioned.
Next week, we'll be hearing from the Republican candidates, and by the way, I should add that today's debates are closed-captioned and on some stations are being translated into Spanish.
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