Caption vs Ltor - What's the difference?

caption | ltor | initialism |

Caption is a initialism of ltor.


As a noun caption

is (typography) the descriptive heading or title of a document or part therof.

As a verb caption

is to add captions to a text or illustration.

As an initialism ltor is

(photography|graphic design) left to right : used when identifying people in a picture or image for example, an image of three people can have the caption: "ltor: phil, bill, and phil".

caption

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (typography) The descriptive heading or title of a document or part therof
  • A title or brief explanation attached to an illustration, cartoon, user interface element, etc.
  • (cinematography) A piece of text appearing on screen as subtitle or other part of a film or broadcast.
  • (legal) The section on an official paper that describes when, where, what was taken, found or executed, and by whom it was authorized.
  • (obsolete, legal) A seizure or capture, especially of tangible property (chattel).
  • * 1919 Thomas Welburn Hughes. A treatise on criminal law and procedure. The Bobbs-Merril Co., Indianapolis, IN, USA. Sec. 557 (p. 378).
  • The caption and asportation must be felonious.

    Usage notes

    In film and video, captions'' may transcribe or describe all significant dialogue and sound for viewers who cannot hear it, while ''subtitles translate foreign-language dialogue.

    Derived terms

    * captionable, captioned, captioner, captioning * (film) closed caption, closed-caption, closed captions, closed captioned, closed-captioned, close captioned, close-captioned, closed captioning, closed-captioning * (film) open caption, open-caption, open captions * (film) real time caption, real-time caption, real time captioning, real-time captioning

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To add captions to a text or illustration.
  • Only once the drawing is done will the letterer caption it.
  • To add captions to a film or broadcast.
  • Anagrams

    Pontiac

    ltor

    English

    Initialism

    (Initialism) (head)
  • (photography, graphic design) left to right : Used when identifying people in a picture or image. For example, an image of three people can have the caption: "LtoR: Phil, Bill, and Phil."