surtitle


surtitle
n. (Canadian term) translation of the text being sung or spoken in a foreign language displayed onto a screen above the stage during a play or opera, supertitle

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • surtitle — ► NOUN ▪ a caption projected on a screen above the stage in an opera, translating the text being sung. ► VERB ▪ provide with surtitles …   English terms dictionary

  • surtitle — [sʉr′tīt΄ l] n. SUPERTITLE …   English World dictionary

  • surtitle — /serr tuyt l/, n., v.t., surtitled, surtitling. supertitle. [SUR 1 + TITLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • surtitle — 1. noun A translation of a segment of the libretto or other text or sometimes a brief summary of the plot projected onto a screen above the stage during a performance of an opera or other similar performance sung in a foreign language; a… …   Wiktionary

  • surtitle — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)taɪt(ə)l[/t]] surtitles N COUNT: usu pl At an opera or play that is being performed in a foreign language, surtitles are a translation or summary of the words, which appear on a screen above the stage …   English dictionary

  • surtitle — noun a caption projected on a screen above the stage in an opera, translating the text being sung. verb provide with surtitles …   English new terms dictionary

  • surtitle — /ˈsɜtaɪtl/ (say sertuytl) noun 1. one of a series of captions displayed on a screen above the stage during a performance of an opera, giving a translation of the libretto. –verb (t) (surtitled, surtitling) 2. to provide (an operatic performance)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • surtitle — n. (esp. in opera) each of a sequence of captions projected above the stage, translating the text being sung …   Useful english dictionary

  • Surtitles — Surtitles, also known as supertitles, are translated or transcribed lyrics projected above a stage or displayed on a screen, commonly used in opera or other musical performances. The word surtitle comes from the French sur , meaning over or on ,… …   Wikipedia

  • supertitle — 1. noun A surtitle 2. verb To surtitle …   Wiktionary


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