Cap"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Captured (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Capturing.] 1. To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort.
2. 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.
4. 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.
Her heart is like some fortress that has been captured.W. Ivring.
Ca*puc"cio(?), n. [It. cappucio. See Capoch.] A capoch or hood. [Obs.] Spenser.
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