capture

  • 1 capture — [ kaptyr ] n. f. • 1406; lat. captura, de capere « prendre » 1 ♦ Action de capturer. ⇒ prise, saisie. La capture d un navire. Capture d un criminel. ⇒ arrestation. 2 ♦ Ce qui est capturé. ⇒ butin, prise, trophée (cf. Coup de filet). Une belle… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Capture — can refer to a number of things aside from its usual :* In abstract strategy games (such as taekwondo), the process of eliminating or immobilising an opponent s game piece. * In radio, FM capture is a phenomenon of frequency modulation. In media …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 capture — cap‧ture [ˈkæptʆə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE to get something that previously belonged to one of your competitors: • Japanese firms have captured over 60% of the electronics market. 2. COMPUTING to put something such as information or a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Capture — Cap ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Captured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Capturing}.] 1. To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort. [1913 Webster] 2. to record or make a lasting representation of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Capture Go — is a simplified variation of the Go board game established primarily as an introduction to the rules and concepts of Go. Known also as The Capture Game, First Capture Go, and Atari Go, it was first introduced by Yasuda Yasutoshi, an 8 dan… …

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  • 6 capture — I verb apprehend, arrest, capere, carry away, catch, comprehendere, confine, hold captive, hold in captivity, immure, impress, imprison, incarcerate, jail, lock up, make an arrest, make prisoner, net, repress, restrain, restrict, seize, subdue,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Capture — Cap ture, n. [L. capture, fr. caper to take: cf. F. capture. See {Caitiff}, and cf. {aptive}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Capture — bezeichnet: Motion Capture, Computerlesetechnik für menschliche Bewegungen Adobe Capture, Konvertierungswerkzeug von Grafik zu PDF Capture/Compare Einheit, Rechnerbaustein Siehe auch: Kaptur …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 capture — CAPTURE. s. f. Prise au corps. Il ne se dit guère que d Un homme arrêté pour dettes, ou pour crime, par ordre de Justice. Ce sergent a fait deux captures ce matin. On a pris un fameux voleur, c est une belle capture. [b]f♛/b] On le dit… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 10 capture — [kap′chər] n. [Fr < L captura < captus: see CAPTIVE] 1. a taking or being taken by force, surprise, or skill, as enemy troops, an opponent s piece in chess, etc. 2. that which is thus taken or seized; specif., a prize or booty in war 3. the …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 capture — (n.) 1540s, from M.Fr. capture a taking, from L. captura a taking (especially of animals), from captus (see CAPTIVE (Cf. captive)). The verb is 1795; in chess, checkers, etc., 1820. Related: Captured; capturing …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 capture — [n] catching, forceful holding abduction, acquirement, acquisition, apprehension, appropriating, appropriation, arrest, bag*, bust*, catch, collar, commandeering, confiscation, drop*, ensnaring, fall, gaining, grab*, grasping, hit the jackpot*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 capture — CAPTURE. s. f. Prise au corps d un debiteur, d un criminel. Ce Sergent a fait deux captures ce matin. c est une belle capture que des voleurs qui ont tué tant de Marchands …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 capturé — capturé, ée (ka ptu ré, rée) part. passé. Les navires de commerce capturés par l ennemi …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 capture — vb *catch, trap, snare, entrap, ensnare, bag Analogous words: seize, *take, grasp, clutch, snatch: *arrest, apprehend Contrasted words: release, *free, liberate: surrender, yield, *relinquish …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 capture — ► VERB 1) take into one s possession or control by force. 2) record or express accurately in words or pictures. 3) cause (data) to be stored in a computer. ► NOUN 1) the action of capturing or of being captured. 2) a person or thing that has been …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 capture —    by Alberto Toscano   The concept of capture is used by Deleuze and Guattari to deal with two problems of relationality: (1) how to conceive of the connection between the state, the war machine and capitalism within a universal history of… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 18 capture —    by Alberto Toscano   The concept of capture is used by Deleuze and Guattari to deal with two problems of relationality: (1) how to conceive of the connection between the state, the war machine and capitalism within a universal history of… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 19 capture — I UK [ˈkæptʃə(r)] / US [ˈkæptʃər] verb [transitive] Word forms capture : present tense I/you/we/they capture he/she/it captures present participle capturing past tense captured past participle captured ** 1) a) to catch someone so that they… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 capture — cap|ture1 [ kæptʃər ] verb transitive ** ▸ 1 catch person/animal ▸ 2 take equipment/place ▸ 3 express how someone/something is ▸ 4 record in movie/photo ▸ 5 in games like chess ▸ 6 put data on computer ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) to catch someone so that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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