ASL sign for: closed captioning

Definition: A text version of the spoken part of a television, movie, or computer presentation.

Originally, it was developed as accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people. But, it's now commonly used by hearing people in various situations such as pubs and bars, doctor offices, homes of immigrants, etc.

closed captioning ("cc" symbol)

Variation. Meaning: subtitle, captioning. [Video contributed by Greg Eyben, 2018.]


Related signs: SUBTITLE, CAPTIONER.