Definition of chyron in English:


Syllabification: chy·ron
Pronunciation: /ˈkīˌrän


US trademark
  • An electronically generated caption superimposed on a television or movie screen.
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    • One of the other notable things they do is that they flash a chyron on the bottom that reads ‘Source: Social Security Administration’.
    • Fox then displayed a chyron of the last few winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.
    • At the end, a chyron appears reading: "HBO Sunday....American Life."


1970s: from Chyron Corporation, its manufacturer.

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