capturing, present participle; captured, past tense; captures, 3rd person singular present; captured, past participle;
Take into one's possession or control by force
the Russians captured 13,000 men
the appeal captured the imagination of thousands
Record or express accurately in words or pictures
she did a series of sketches, trying to capture all his moods
Absorb (an atomic or subatomic particle)
(in chess and other board games) Make a move that secures the removal of (an opposing piece) from the board
(of a star, planet, or other celestial body) Bring (a less massive body) permanently within its gravitational influence
(of a stream) Divert the upper course of (another stream) by encroaching on its catchment area
Cause (data) to be stored in a computer or in a digital format
The action of capturing or of being captured
the capture of the city marks the high point of his career
he was killed while resisting capture
A person or thing that has been captured
The absorption of an atomic or subatomic particle
succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
get: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
Regulatory capture occurs when a state regulatory agency created to act in the public interest instead acts in favor of the commercial or special interests that dominate in the industry or sector it is charged with regulating. ...
Stream capture, river capture, or stream piracy is a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river drainage system or watershed is diverted from its own bed, and flows instead down the bed of a neighbouring stream. ...
The Capture, published in 1997 and written by K.A. Applegate, is the sixth book in the Animorphs series. It is narrated by Jake.
The Capture is a 1950 drama film starring Lew Ayres and Teresa Wright. The story deals with an ex-oil worker driven by guilt at causing the death of an innocent man to find out the truth about a robbery.
(Captured!) Captured! is a 1933 film about World War I prisoners of war in a German camp. It stars Leslie Howard and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and was based on the short story "Fellow Prisoners" by Sir Philip Gibbs.
An act of capturing; Something that has been captured; a captive; To take control of; To store (as in sounds or image) for later revisitation; To reproduce convincingly; To remove or take control of an opponent’s piece in a game (e.g., chess, go, checkers)
(Captured) The status of a transaction that has gone through Authorization or Post Authorization and is waiting for settlement.
(Captured (POW)) A person who is seized as the result of an action of an unfriendly military or paramilitary force.
(Captured) You are caught and cannot move unless moved by your captor. The condition remains in effect so long as your captor remains in contact with you.
(capturing) Refers to the process of transferring video from one media source (e.g.: VHS tape, digital video camera) for use on a computer. If analog, the captured video is converted to digital.
(capturing) The use of parentheses around a subpattern in a regular expression to store the matched substring as a backreference. (Captured strings are also returned as a list in list context.)
(Capturing) In communications terminology, the process of storing received input in a file for later use.
(Capturing) Term used in Clicker Training. If you witness an animal behavior that you would like to train, you Click & Treat to capture the behavior (also see Modeling and Luring).
(Capturing) data by means such as optical character recognition, or recognizing handprints, so-called "intelligent characters" or "optical marks", as well as more traditional methods such as barcodes. ...
Reading and storing data from the check MICR line to enable the funds represented by the check to move between banks and their customers.
Extract information automatically through the use of software, as opposed to hand-entering of data into a computer file.
The taking into custody of a hostile force, equipment, or personnel as a result of military operations. See FM 34-1.
The removal of CO2 from fossil fuels either by pre- or post-combustion.