[klohzd-kap-shuh nd] /ˈkloʊzdˈkæp ʃənd/
(of a television program) broadcast with captions, as for the hearing-impaired, that are visible only with the use of a decoder attached to the television set.
(of a video recording) having subtitles which appear on screen only if the cassette is played through a special decoder
noun a system to display a transcription of the audio portion of a television program as it occurs, either verbatim or in edited form; also closed caption Examples When my husband is reading, I watch television with closed-captioning. Word Origin 1974
noun, Chemistry. 1. three or more atoms linked together to form a ring or cycle and represented accordingly by its structural formula. noun 1. (chem) another name for ring1 (sense 18) closed chain (klōsd) An arrangement of atoms of the same type that forms a ring. Benzene and naphthalene are closed-chain compounds.
- Closed chain compound
closed chain compound n. See cyclic compound.
- Closed chest massage
closed chest massage n. Cardiac massage in which pressure is applied over the sternum.