Definitions for capture
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word capture.
capture, gaining control, seizurenoun
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
the act of taking of a person by force
the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
"capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchantverb
attract; cause to be enamored
"She captured all the men's hearts"
get, catch, captureverb
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
"We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
"This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"; "The star captured a comet"
appropriate, capture, seize, conquerverb
take possession of by force, as after an invasion
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
"I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
to record or make a lasting representation of (sound or images); as, to capture an event on videotape; the artist captured the expression of grief on his face.
(Games) to take control of, or remove from play; as, to capture a piece in chess.
to exert a strong psychological influence on; as, to capture the heart of a maiden; to capture the attention of the nation.
(Computers) to record (data) in a computer-readable form; as, to capture a transaction in a database.
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).
Etymology: From capture (noun).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: capture, Fr. captura, Lat.
The great sagacity, and many artifices used by birds, in the investigation and capture of their prey. William Derham, Phys. Theol.
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 criminal
the securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction
the thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem; a prize; prey
to seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A prize taken by a ship of war at sea; is the taking forcible possession of vessels or goods belonging to one nation by those of a hostile nation. Vessels are looked on as prizes if they fight under any other standard than that of the state from which they have their commission; if they have no charty-party, manifest, or bill of lading, or if loaded with effects belonging to the king's enemies, or even contraband goods. Whether the capture be lawful or unlawful, the insurer is rendered liable to the loss.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The act of taking or seizing by force; seizure; arrest; as, the capture of an enemy. The thing taken; a prize; prey taken by force, surprise, or stratagem.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'capture' in Verbs Frequency: #554
The numerical value of capture in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of capture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
In combination with carbon capture and storage we would increase our CO2 reductions up to 80 percent.
Thousands of exoplanets have been identified so far, but little is known about how they form, we need to observe very young systems to really capture the moment when planets form.
Asteroid Bennu is rough and rocky, so if you look at it from a different angle or capture it at a time when the sun is not directly overhead, that dramatically changes what the surface looks like, these images were deliberately taken close to noon, with the Sun shining straight down, when there's not as many shadows.
About 75 % of land worldwide has been degraded due to human activity, how do we develop species that would be able to actually capture carbon on those pieces of land ? You need biotechnology to do that.
It’s so rare in life to find people that see and hear you for who you are and want to help you be able to tell that story, no matter who I bring her into the writing room with, even if it’s somebody new, I’m always confident with her and I know she’s gonna just totally capture it in the song. It’s just a gift when I’m mumbling lyrics, and she is finishing my sentences.
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Translations for capture
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- пленяване, пленник, пленявам, плячка, улавям, взимам, хващане, хващамBulgarian
- captura, capturarCatalan, Valencian
- vzít, zachytit, zajmoutCzech
- einfangen, Fang, fangen, Festnahme, gefangen nehmen, Erfassung, GefangennahmeGerman
- captura, capturarSpanish
- گرفتن, بازگیریPersian
- vangita, siepata, tallentaa, napata, sieppaus, tavoittaa, siepattu, kaapataFinnish
- beò-ghlac, glac, glacadhScottish Gaelic
- 記録, とる, 捉える, 捕獲Japanese
- взять, захват, овладева́ть, захва́т, плене́ние, улови́ть, [[брать]] [[в]] [[плен]], запи́сывать, ула́вливать, пле́нник, захва́тывать, брать, овладе́ть, плени́ть, пле́нница, завладе́ть, записа́ть, пленя́ть, пленный, пле́нный, пои́мка, [[взять]] [[в]] [[плен]], завладева́ть, захвати́тьRussian
- vzeti, ujetiSlovene
- ele geçirmekTurkish
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