Definitions for voice-over

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

voice′-o`ver(n.)

  1. the voice of an offscreen narrator, announcer, or the like, in television or motion pictures.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz

  2. a televised sequence, as in a commercial, narrated by voice-over.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz

Origin of voice-over:

1945–50

Wiktionary

  1. voice-over(Noun)

    A TV broadcast etc., in which pictures are accompanied by the voice of an unseen actor or reporter.

  2. voice-over(Noun)

    The audio track of such a broadcast.

Freebase

  1. Voice-over

    Voice-over is a production technique where a voice—that is not part of the narrative —is used in a radio, television production, filmmaking, theatre, or other presentations. The voice-over may be spoken by someone who appears elsewhere in the production or by a specialist voice actor. It is pre-recorded and placed over the top of a film or video and commonly used in documentaries or news reports to explain information.

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