Significado de “capture” - Diccionario inglés

capture en inglés británico

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captureverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkæp.tʃər/ us /ˈkæp.tʃɚ/

capture verb [ T ] (CATCH)

B2 to take someone as a prisoner, or to take something into your possession, especially by force:

Two of the soldiers were killed and the rest were captured.
Rebel forces captured the city after a week-long battle.

to succeed in getting something when you are competing with other people:

The Democratic Party captured 70 percent of the vote.

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capture verb [ T ] (RECORD)

B2 to represent or describe something very accurately using words or images:

It would be impossible to capture her beauty in a painting.

B2 to record or take a picture of something using a camera:

A passer-by captured the whole incident on film.

specialized computing If a computer or similar machine captures information, it takes it in and stores it.

capture
noun [ S or U ] uk us

C1

They witnessed the capture of the city by rebel troops.

(Definición de capture de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

capture en inglés americano

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captureverb [ T ]

us /ˈkæp·tʃər/

capture verb [ T ] (POSSESS)

to take someone as a prisoner, or to take something into your possession:

These birds were captured in the wild in 1987.

capture verb [ T ] (RECORD)

to record sound or images, or to express a feeling:

She captured the incident on video.
Those songs capture the romantic mood of the movie.
capture
noun [ U ] us /ˈkæp·tʃər, -ʃər/

They were shown on TV soon after their capture.

(Definición de capture de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

capture en inglés de negocios

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captureverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkæptʃər/ us

to succeed in getting something when you are competing with others:

capture a large share/10%/30% of the market It was predicted that the internet could capture 5% of the US retail market within three years.
They have captured a major position in a worldwide market.
A corporation can profit by capturing resources more cheaply.

IT if a computer, camera, or other machine captures information, it changes it into a form that it can process and store:

New digital video technology makes it possible to capture and store an almost limitless volume of footage at minimal cost.

ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY to catch and collect the carbon dioxide produced by machines and processes so that it is not released into the environment:

Coal-fired power stations must be retrofitted to capture carbon dioxide.

capturenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkæptʃər/ us

IT the process of changing information into a form that a computer or other machine can process and store:

document/image/information capture They develop software tools for document capture and image enhancement.

ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the act of catching and collecting carbon dioxide so that it is not released into the environment:

Facilities are required to plan for the capture of carbon dioxide in compliance with federal standards.

the act of winning or getting control of something:

The channel may increase subscription fees to pay for its €240 million capture of Champions League screening rights.

(Definición de capture de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)