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Broadcast with captions that are only visible if the viewer opts to enable them: closed-captioned television for the hearing-impaired.
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(Electronics) (of a video recording) having subtitles which appear on screen only if the cassette is played through a special decoder
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(of a television program) broadcast with captions that are visible only with the use of a decoder.
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Adj.1.closed-captioned - broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment; can be provided for hard-of-hearing viewers
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
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Next comes the Cast/Director Indexan alphabetical listing of all performers and directors included in the Entertainment/Performance Title Index, followed by the Spanish-Language Index, Laser Videodisc Index, and Closed-Captioned Index.
TV Guide cut out the symbols--a "CC" next to the title of closed-captioned shows--from its listings as part of its redesign.
The Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry will ask broadcasters to disclose plans to boost closed-captioned programming and will expand government subsidies for it, the officials said.
Then my students viewed the closed-captioned segments.
More than 1,500 closed-captioned videocassettes are commercially available, and at least 90 hours of network television programming per day is close-captioned.
60 minutes, widescreen, closed-captioned. Also highly recommended is the Frontline documentary "The Wounded Platoon" (9781608832248, $24.99).
46 min., closed-captioned, full-screen, English/Spanish/French language options.
The closed-captioned projector has a one-touch filter and side lamp access for quick bulb replacements.
Anchor Bay, 1999, VHS video, 37-minutes, color, closed-captioned, preschool/lower elementary, $12.98.